Rahmon receives delegation of EBRD Board of Directors

01/07/2016 14:43
Asia-Plus
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DUSHANBE, July 1, 2016, Asia-Plus – Tajik President today received a delegation of European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Board of Directors.

According to the Tajik president’s official website, Emomali Rahmon expressed satisfaction with the level of cooperation between Tajikistan and the EBRD and expressed hope that the visit would provide new opportunities for further expansion of cooperation between Tajikistan and the Bank.

The two sides reportedly exchanged views on issues related to overcoming effects of global financial and economic crisis in a number of countries of the region.

The sides also discussed bilateral cooperation on enhancement of Tajikistan’s energy sector and development of private business, banking and city infrastructure in the country.

They reportedly expressed hope that attraction foreign investments would promote development of Tajikistan’s economy and recovery of its banking sector.

The sides noted that participation of the EBRD in implementation of the CASA 1000 project was a striking example of expanding cooperation between Tajikistan and the EBRD.  

According to the EBRD Dushanbe Resident Office, representatives of the Board of Directors of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) arrived in Dushanbe on Wednesday 29 June for a visit to Tajikistan.

During their stay the Directors are also planning to meet First Deputy Chairman of the National Bank of Tajikistan and EBRD Governor Jamoliddin Nouraliyev and other government representatives.  The delegation will also meet representatives of the National Bank, the international community and civil society organizations.

The EBRD is a leading investor in Tajikistan and to date has committed more than €575 million through more than 100 projects in the country. The Bank’s aims to strengthen Tajikistan’s economic resilience and regional integration, helping the country to address global challenges through a focus on stabilizing the banking sector, developing private enterprises and agribusiness, improving municipal services and improving energy supply.

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