World Bank will continue to implement Rural Development Programs in Uzbekistan
Chairperson of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis Tanzila Narbaeva met with Anna Bjerde, Vice President of the World Bank for Europe and Central Asia on May 18, 2021.
Tanzilya Norbaeva congratulated the head of the delegation Anna Bjerde on her appointment as Vice President of the World Bank for Europe and Central Asia.
During the meeting, the parties discussed the issues of deepening the multifaceted partnership between Uzbekistan and the World Bank in many areas, including the implementation of projects in the areas of infrastructure development and energy, attracting foreign direct investment, and the development of women's entrepreneurship in rural areas. The continuation of the implementation of programs in the development of rural areas of Uzbekistan, through the provision of advisory and technical support, was especially noted.
First Deputy Chairman of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis Safoev held a meeting with Anna Bjerde in the afternoon.
The parties also discussed the prospects for the development of cooperation between Uzbekistan and the World Bank in the social, economic and legal spheres.
It was noted that a new Program of Cooperation of the World Bank with Uzbekistan for 2022-2026 is being developed.