The next meeting of Working Group on Environmental Issues of the Interdepartmental Center under the Coordination Headquarters operating under Coordination Headquarters established for centralized settlement of issues in the liberated territories of the Republic of Azerbaijan, APA reports.
In order to coordinate the work on the organization of environmental issues on the liberated lands, the working group on environmental issues, with the involvement of representatives of the relevant state bodies, conducts a preliminary assessment of damage to the environment and natural resources in the liberated territories, considers issues of restoration of biodiversity, water management, conducts environmental monitoring, restoration hydrometeorological network, monitoring and reassessment of available mineral resources, development of appropriate thematic and topographic maps, is working to identify areas that are actually suitable for sowing, restoration of affected lands, planning appropriate resources for agricultural areas, ensuring food security in the occupied territories.
The relevant structures have started implementing the group's action plan. Thus, to assess the environmental situation in the regions liberated from the occupation, comprehensive monitoring and control of transboundary rivers is carried out.
The group carries out its activities in the format of close contacts and exchange of information with other working groups of the Interdepartmental Center.