ADB President to arrive in Azerbaijan on Nov. 19

ADB President to arrive in Azerbaijan on Nov. 19
# 13 November 2008 12:35 (UTC +04:00)
The ADB Office in Baku said Mr. Kuroda will be attending the seventh Ministerial Conference on Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) in Baku.
He is due to meet with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, Minister of Economic Development Shahin Mustafayev and other government officials.
CAREC is an allegiance of eight countries – Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, People’s Republic of China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Mongolia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan – with the common goal of promoting economic cooperation and development in Central Asia.
Several important regional strategies involving trade, energy and transportation will be discussed at the CAREC Ministerial Conference.
Two loans agreements - one for the Power Transmission Enhancement Project and another on additional loan for the Ganja Bypass Route are due to be signed between ADB and the Government of Azerbaijan during Mr. Kuroda’s visit.
Mr. Kuroda will travel to Azerbaijan from Armenia and Georgia. In Armenia, he will also be inaugurating ADB’s new office in Yerevan.
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