Senate Chairperson receives World Bank Delegation

20.01.2021 09:58

TASHKENT, January 20. /Dunyo IA/. Yesterday, Chairperson of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis Tanzila Narbayeva has received the World Bank’s Regional Director for Central Asia Lilia Burunciuc and Country Manager for Uzbekistan Marco Mantovanelli, reports “Dunyo” IA correspondent.

According to the upper chamber of the Parliament, at the meeting, the current state of bilateral relations between Uzbekistan and the World Bank, as well as the possibilities of enhancing the scale of cooperation to cover new directions, were discussed.

The parties also discussed the government’s plans for economic development for 2021, including the next cycle of planned reforms to promote private sector development and attract private investment.

World Bank Regional Director for Central Asia praised the results of economic and social reforms in Uzbekistan, noting their positive dynamics and broad prospects for the accelerated development of the country.

According to Lilia Burunciuc, Uzbekistan has achieved very good results in many directions, moreover, it is a leader in the Central Asian region in ensuring gender equality, including supporting entrepreneurship, improving conditions for women and youth, and eliminating forced and child labor.

The parties exchanged views on the development of women’s entrepreneurship, in particular, support for women who started their activities in rural areas, the efforts made by the state in this direction.

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