The energy industry in Central Asia: new national initiatives and partnerships (Plenary session from Kazakhstan)

2nd November 2021

Central Asia has significant hydrocarbon resources and great potential for renewable energy sources, allowing for opportunities to improve energy security in the region. Strengthening partnerships between the Central Asian countries - Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, especially in the field of electric power and water resources management, plays a key role in achieving national and regional priorities in the field of energy security, as well as in obtaining economic benefits from energy development.


  • Ruslan Galkanov, The International Energy Charter Secretariat


  • Urban Rusnak, The International Energy Charter Secretariat
  • Asset Magauov, Ministry of Energy, Kazakhstan 
  • Ganbaatar Enkhtuvshin, Ministry of Energy, Mongolia
  • Sorbon Kholmukhamadzoda, Ministry of Energy and Water resources, Tajikistan
  • Kerim Saparmukhamedov, Ministry of Energy, Turkmenistan
  • Feruz Kurbonov, JSC “National Electric Grid of Uzbekistan”

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