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BRIEF January 17, 2019

25 Years of Partnership: Tajikistan and the World Bank Group

This year marks 25 years of partnership between Tajikistan and the World Bank Group. During this time, the World Bank has provided over $1.5 billion in grants, highly concessional credits and trust funds to Tajikistan. The World Bank Group is committed to continuing its support to the country, as it strives to improve the lives and meet the aspirations of its young and growing population.

Read the address by Jan-Peter Olters, World Bank Country Manager for Tajikistan, "Towards the Next Level of Development".


Photo of the signing of the Articles of Agreement of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), June 4, 1993, U.S. Department of State, Washington D.C., USA.

Seated: His Excellency Rustam M. Mahkamov, Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Tajikistan. Standing, from left to right: Mr. George Taft, Attorney-Advisor, Treaty Office, U.S. Department of State, His Excellency Lakim Kayumov, Ambassador of Tajikistan to the United Nations. Mr. Mohammad Ghasimi, Country Economist, Europe and Central Asia, World Bank Group, Mrs. Estela T. Sanidad, Membership Coordinator, Secretary's Department, World Bank Group, Mr. Jean-Daniel Gerber, Executive Director of the World Bank Group, Mr. Arnold J. Clift, Deputy Secretary, World Bank Group.