BRIEFING HELD BY THE ADB REPRESENTATIVE
On April 20 Emomali Rakhmon, President of Tajikistan, received Shanbin Yao, Deputy Director General of the ADB Central and Western Asia Department.
On completing talks with the Tajik President the high-ranking ADB representative took part in a press conference. He related that the above-mentioned department, where he has been working since 1991, pilots various financial projects in ten countries – Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.
Referring to the meeting with Emomali Rakhmon Shanbin Yao reported, that in the course of the talks proper attention was paid to implementation of investment projects in such spheres as power engineering, transport, communications, industry and paying off debts of cotton-growing farms.