A round table takes place with the participation of the AIIB
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- Today, on 13 August, as part of the visit of the delegation of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), a round table was organized on the topic: “Ways of the country's development through improving infrastructure” by the Ministry of Investments and Foreign Trade of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
The event, which was attended by representatives of ministries, industry departments and media representatives, was dedicated to discussing the development of cooperation with the bank in the implementation of joint projects.
During the round table, the parties exchanged views on close cooperation and attracting financial support from the bank for the implementation of strategic projects in the regions of Uzbekistan. Also, the general public was presented projects implemented jointly with AIIB to improve water supply, sewage and reconstruction of roads in the Bukhara region.
In addition, new directions of interaction in the field of housing construction, development of transport infrastructure, improvement of living conditions in remote rural areas, electrification of railways and improvement of communal infrastructure were considered.
Separately, alternative options for cooperation with commercial banks of Uzbekistan and financing of projects in the industrial sector were discussed.
Following the results of the round table, the AIIB President enthusiastically shared his vivid impressions of his current visit to Uzbekistan and noted the wide horizons for expanding the AIIB activity in the republic by covering new areas and directions, which will turn Uzbekistan into one of the bank’s key partners in Central Asia.