IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn will tour Central Asia in mid-June. It is that the visit took place on 15-18 June 2009.
The EBRD has successfully launched a US$1.5 billion two-year global bond in the first issue by a supranational to be priced below Libor in 2009. The issue is jointly lead managed by Daiwa SMBC, HSBC, Morgan Stanley and RBC Capital Markets.
Bahrain delegation led by Minister of Finance Sheik Haled Bin Ahmad Bin Mohammed Al Khalifa arrived to Tashkent with a state visit on 4 June.
Saudi Arabia is allocating a US$5.59 million loan to Uzbekistan to reconstruct the Alot water pumping unit in the country’s Bukhara region.
The round table on the issues of improving norms and provisions of the Tax Code of Uzbekistan in the area of value added tax (VAT) administration and the optimization of tax privileges was held in Tashkent. The event was organized by UNDP’s “Public Finance in Reform in Uzbekistan” project in partnership with the Ministry of Finance and State Tax Committee.
Round table to discuss the draft Law “On Medical Insurance” was held in Tashkent. The Ministry of Finance of Uzbekistan and the United Nations Development Program “Public Finance Reform in Uzbekistan” project co-hosted the round table.
Two seminars under the aegis of the Islamic Development Bank and several meetings of special organizations within this leading financial organization have been held as part of the forthcoming 34th meeting of the board of directors of the Islamic Development Bank at the President Hotel of Ashgabat, Turkmen capital.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) today agreed to set up Asia’s first major multi-country Islamic infrastructure fund.
World Bank history, program and activities in Uzbekistan were presented to the partners in development on 20 May. Over 20 colleagues from different UN agencies including UNDP, UNIC, UNESCO, WHO, UNAIDS, UNICEF, UNODC, etc. visited the WB office to learn more about the institution.