IDB Ready to Support Priority Sectors of Tajikistan’s Economy

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On April 13, Minister of Economic Development and Trade Zavki Zavkizoda met via videoconference with the Chairman of the Islamic Development Bank Group Muhammad Sulaiman Al Jasser.

The meeting focused on expanding cooperation, implementing ongoing projects, and attracting preferential funds.

The IDB Chairman was introduced to the main macroeconomic indicators of the country and the plan to prevent the impact of potential risks to the national economy adopted by the Government of Tajikistan.

Zavkizoda suggested increasing funding for priority sectors of the national economy in order to achieve the strategic goals and priorities of the government, including the construction of the Rogun hydroelectric power plant, improving agriculture, land irrigation, industry, transport, education, and health care.

Al Jasser expressed his readiness to support and finance priority sectors of the economy.

To date, IDB has approved 86 investment projects worth $641 million in Tajikistan. Currently 23 projects are being implemented worth $284.6 million.

Source: National information agency of Tajikistan