The head of the regional office of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia and the Pacific (UNISDR) Feng Min Kan expressed readiness to assist in capacity building and implementation of further initiatives of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Kyrgyzstan in the field of disaster risk reduction.
She spoke about it during the bilateral meeting with Minister of Emergency Situations Kubatbek Boronov on January 29, 2015, held within the framework of the regional meeting of heads of state bodies authorized in the field of emergency management of the Central Asia and the Caucasus.
According to the press service of the Emergencies Ministry, the parties discussed a number of issues related to collaboration in the field of disaster risk reduction, as well as participation of delegations from the KR in the Third World Conference on Disaster Reduction, to be held in Sendai (Japan) in March this year.
Ms. Feng Min Kan expressed gratitude to the head of Emergency Ministry of Kyrgyzstan Kubatbek Boronov for active cooperation and assistance in implementation of joint initiatives on disaster risk reduction, and noted the serious approach of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Kyrgyzstan in development and strengthening of regional cooperation in disaster risk reduction.
In turn, Minister Kubatbek Boronov expressed his gratitude to Ms. Feng Min Kan for the support of MES in the field of disaster risk reduction.
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