No one Tajik project aimed against any third side, says Tajik PM
No one project
being implemented in
The letter, in particular, says that the Government of Tajikistan applied to the World Bank more than two years ago with solicitation for assistance with developing the terms of reference for both the techno-economic and environmental and social studies.
“I wrote you (No
To this day, the World Bank has conducted necessary consultations with the governments of all Central Asian countries, as well as with the interested ministries and organizations of Uzbekistan in January and September last year, and all stated remarks, including requirements for the safety of dam, environmental and social aspects are taken into account in the terms of reference (TOR), Mr. Oqilov stressed.
“As before, we
consider that regional consortium (the project for setting up the regional
consortium was designed 7 years ago already and it was endorsed by all
countries of the region except
In his letter,
Mr. Oqilov also describes preconditions for Tajik
authorities’ decision to resume the construction of the Roghun
HPP. Besides, he notes that
“However, the Government of Tajikistan expresses readiness to discuss all issues related to this project and for this, to receive competent delegation of Uzbekistan in Dushanbe in the near future,” Prime Minister Oqilov noted.