Regional Programme for Afghanistan and Neighbouring Countries

Experts Group Meeting (EGM) under the AKT Initiative

27-28 July 2016, Dushanbe, Tajikistan 


Following the recommendations of the Ministerial Declaration signed on 31 May 2016 in Kyrgyzstan under the Afghanistan-Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan (AKT) Initiative, an Experts Group Meeting (EGM) was conducted on 27 and 28 July 2016 in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.

In the sessions of this meeting, the participants discussed the possibilities of joint or simultaneous operations with the participation of Afghanistan, the Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan. Moreover, the participants drafted a Memorandum of Understanding for information sharing between the AKT countries.

The next meeting on formulation of the MoU as well as operational activities under the AKT is planned to be conducted on 13 and 14 October 2016 at the Central Asian Regional Information and Coordination Center (CARICC), in Almaty, Kazakhstan.