The Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan sent a note verbale to Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the “Heart of Asia” countries, supporting countries and offices of the regional and international organizations participating in the Disaster Management CBM (DM-CBM), stating that the 5th Regional Technical Group (RTG) Meeting will be held in Astana, Kazakhstan on December 9th, 2016.
Kazakhstan has proposed the following discussion topics:
1. Progress of the Implementation Plan for the DM-CBM in 2016
2. Cooperation with the Centre for Emergency Situations and Disaster Risk Reduction in Almaty
3. Proposals for practical implementation of DM-CBM Plan in 2017
4.Date and venue of the next meeting of DM CBM Technical focal points
The 4th RTG Meeting of the DM-CBM was held last year in Pakistan. Kazakhstan and Pakistan are co- lead countries for the DM-CBM.