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a city; administrative center of Aral’sk Raion, Kzyl-Orda Oblast, Kazakh SSR. Located near the northeastern edge of the Aral Sea on the shore of the Saryshiganak Gulf.

Aral’sk is a port and maintains steamship service to the lower reaches of the Amu Darya River. Aral’sk has a railroad station (Aral Sea) on the Orenburg-Tashkent line. Its population was 23,000 in 1968. There is a fish combine and a ship-repairing plant. Aral’sk was founded in 1905 at the time of the construction of the Orenburg-Tashkent railroad. Aral’sk was designated a city in 1938.

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The speech was accompanied by a video-presentation which has visually demonstrated to the audience the main steps planned by Turkmenistan that are aimed at the preparation of the multilateral consultations in the UN-IFSAS format and launching the pilot project of the UN Special Programme for the Aral Sea basin.
During its chairmanship in IFAS in 2017-2019, Turkmenistan initiated the development of the UN Special Program for the Aral Sea Basin.
Tulong Aral aims to encourage professionals to learn more about the situation of urban poor communities such as those who are subject to unjust labor practices.
According to the clauses of the adopted Resolution, the necessity of further perfection of the activities of the International Fund of Saving the Aral Sea was noted.
"We don't know of any other way to get a more rigorous data set," Aral said, than using independent fact-checkers that are nearly unanimous.
As an eighth grader enrolled in the required Michigan history class in 1969, I chose the Aral event as my topic for a local history class assignment.
Lilia Pineda encouraged officials in 505 villages in Pampanga province to participate in the Lakbay Aral on drugs in Barangay Lacquios where the shabu laboratory is located.
KEYWORDS: plant species, genera, family, ecological group, Aral Sea
The IFAS, established in 1990s in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, aims at financing joint projects and programs to save the Aral Sea and improve the ecological situation there.
Within the last 30 years, the Aral Sea has lost 10% of its original size.
Summary: A consortium of investors has begun drilling an exploratory well from atop the Meros drilling rig in the Aral Sea.

Unfortunately, the irresponsible use of water resources in the agriculture sector of Uzbekistan, the second largest exporter of cotton in the world, as well as the disappearance of the Aral Sea are observed.