Tajik Delegation Attends the Fifth UN Conference on the Least Developed Countries

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The delegation of Tajikistan led by the Minister of Economic Development and Trade Zavki Zavkizoda took part in the Fifth UN Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDC) entitled “From Potential to Prosperity,” reports the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade.

On the sidelines of the conference, Zavqizod had a short conversation with the Emir of the State of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.

Along with this, the Tajik delegation held a number of meetings with the Chairman of the Investment Authority of Qatar Mansoor bin Ebrahim Al Mahmoud, the largest investor in Qatar — the founder of the International Islamic Bank Sheikh Ali Abdulla Thani Al Thani, the Chairman of the Qatari Businessmen Association and the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Faisal Holding Sheikh Faisal bin Kassim Al Thani.

The meetings focused on the issues of expanding mutually beneficial cooperation between entrepreneurs of Tajikistan and Qatar in the investment areas of priority state investment projects, including infrastructure projects in the industry, transport and the introduction of the untapped economic potential of both parties, which play an important role in the development of interregional and international trade.

The parties agreed to regularly monitor the development and implementation of these projects in order to expand mutually beneficial cooperation.

Additionally, Zavkizoda is expected to meet with the Minister of Commerce and Industry of Qatar Sheikh Mohammed Bin Hamad Bin Qassim Al-Thani, the Minister of Finance of the State of Qatar Ali bin Ahmed Al Kuwari and the Director General of the Qatar Fund for Development Khalifa bin Jassem Al-Kuwari.

It should be noted that representatives of more than 46 countries and authoritative international organizations took part in the conference.

The event was dedicated to the topics of investing in human potential, eradicating poverty, using scientific potential, technology and innovation, supporting structural transformation as a factor in prosperity, developing international trade and regional integration, combating climate change, COVID-19 and building resilience to mobilize international partnerships for planned development.

Source: National information agency of Tajikistan