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The Central Asian Investment Forum has opened in the capital of Japan

01.12.2022 ТАСС 220 просмотров

Among the participants were announced the Minister of Finance of Kazakhstan Yerulan Zhamaubayev, the head of the Cabinet of Ministers of Kyrgyzstan Akylbek Zhaparov, the Minister of Energy of Kyrgyzstan Taalaibek Ibraev and others.


The Central Asian Investment Forum (Central Asia Investment Forum 2022) opened on Thursday in the capital of Japan with the participation of representatives of the authorities and businesses of the countries of the region.

The event, which is held under the motto "Building Bridges for Sustainable Growth", is organized by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in cooperation with the Government of Japan, the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).

Among the participants of the forum, in particular, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance of Kazakhstan Yerulan Zhamaubayev, Head of the Cabinet of Ministers of Kyrgyzstan Akylbek Zhaparov, Minister of Energy of Kyrgyzstan Taalaibek Ibrayev, First Deputy Prime Minister of Tajikistan Davlatali Said, Minister of Finance and Economy of Turkmenistan Mukhammetgeldi Serdarov, Managing Director of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development for Central Asia and Mongolia Zhuzhanna Khargitai.

During the day, the forum participants will discuss a number of issues related to trade and investment in Central Asia. Also, several sessions will be devoted to the transformation of the energy sector in the region, green energy, the development of advanced infrastructure, and so on.

Japan has recently been paying great attention to the development of relations with the countries of Central Asia. In November, the Association of Members of Parliament for Friendship between Japan and Central Asian Countries was established in Tokyo. It was headed by the deputy chairman of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, former Prime Minister Taro Aso. A meeting of the Foreign Ministers of Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan is also scheduled for the end of December in the Japanese capital.

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