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VC on the World Bank's Mission results on the “Rural Infrastructure Development” Project in the outgoing year

On December 22 of this year, an online meeting dedicated to the results of the World Bank's Mission on the “Rural Infrastructure Development” Project was held. It was attended by the Project Director Zafar Urakov, Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Poverty Reduction of the Republic of Uzbekistan Adiz Boboev, the World Bank Senior Social Development Specialist Robert Wrobel, Social Development Consultant Rano Tlepova, Practice Manager for the Social Sustainability and Inclusion Global Practice in the ECA region of the World Bank Varalakshmi Vemuru, Projects Implementation Assistant Elena Klementyeva, Rakhymzhan Asangaziev, Acting Head of the World Bank Representative Office in Uzbekistan, and Environmental Protection Specialist from the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, Ms. Zhixi Zhu. During the meeting, a number of issues related to ensuring social equality in Uzbekistan, reducing poverty and increasing above-average incomes were discussed, as well as a new National Development Strategy for 2022-2027. As for the “Rural Infrastructure Development” Project, the parties discussed the results of the "Rural Infrastructure Development" Project work carried out in 2021 , the further development strategy of the Project. Also, they analyzed the financing process of the second phase of its implementation, as well as the issues on the procurement procedures. At the end of the meeting, the participants reached an agreement to continue cooperation on the issues raised.

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