Astana to host V Islamic Conference of Environment Ministers

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9:51 11.05.2012
text: Kazinform
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Astana will play a host to the V Islamic Conference of Environment Ministers under the aegis of the ISESCO on May 17-18, the Kazakh Environment Ministry' press service said.

It will bring together about 200 people from 57 Islamic countries and 25 international organizations.

Those attending will discuss pressing issues concerning environmental protection of Islamic countries, the initiative of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev on Global Energy and Ecology

Strategy and Green Bridge Partnership Programme.

The conference will bridge Islamic countries and contribute to settlement of global ecological problems. It will also strengthen the country's standing and advance its image in the Islamic world.