Meeting with the President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Mrs. Odile Renaud-Basso

29.04.2024 21:54

On April 29, the Founder of Peace and National Unity - Leader of the Nation, President of the Republic of Tajikistan, Honorable Emomali Rahmon, received the President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Mrs. Odile Renaud-Basso.

The interlocutors discussed the process of implementation of projects funded by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in various economic and social fields of the country, especially in strengthening the financial system, development of the private sector, transport, energy, water supply and improving the quality of communal services.

The President of the country, Honorable Emomali Rahmon, thanked the management of the Bank for continuous and beneficial relations during 30 years of cooperation and stressed that "We value the current level of cooperation with the Bank and we rely on it for the achievement of the highest goals of the country's development."

In connection with the adverse effects of external factors on some macro-economic indicators of Tajikistan and supporting the resilience of the economy to today's threats and risks, it was considered necessary, first of all, to attract more capital and continue the reform process.

It was emphasized that the allocation of grants and preferential funds by development partners to support the reform process, the state budget and the implementation of priority projects in general leads to the stability of social and economic development.

Support to the progress of industry, agriculture, mining, development of urban infrastructure, especially drinking water supply system, housing and communal economy, digitization of various sectors of the economy, introduction of "green" technologies, as well as education and labor migration were mentioned as other areas of cooperation.

During the meeting, the parties also had a fruitful discussion on other topics of mutual interest.