On March 7, 2024, President Emomali Rahmon received a delegation of the World Bank Board of Directors, according to the Tajik president’s official website. 

The parties reportedly discussed state and prospects of further expansion of cooperation between Tajikistan and the World Bank.

Emomali Rahmon, in particular, expressed his satisfaction with the level of cooperation between Tajikistan and the World Bank and the implementation of various projects in Tajikistan with the participation of this international financial institution.

In the course of the talks, the parties exchanged views on the issues related to making the country's economy more resilient to threats and risks and attracting more investments from development partners in various economic and social sectors of the country.

It was considered necessary to ensure sustainable development, in particular, to attract additional investments to the fields of education, healthcare, irrigation, agriculture, transport, ecology, tourism development, strengthening resilience to the consequences of natural disasters, as well as the formation of a green economy and the continuation of digitization.

The continued support of economic reforms, financing of the development of the energy sector and ensuring food security was considered an example of beneficial cooperation between Tajikistan and the World Bank.

Given the complex situation of today's world, climate change and the intensification of their consequences, it was considered necessary to implement continuous reforms in order to prevent and reduce the impact of risks and the pressure of negative factors on the national economy.