DUSHANBE, April 12, 2016, Asia-Plus – Pamir Energy Company (Pamir Energy) has reportedly been listed among the best Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) projects.
Pamir Energy participated in an international UNECE PPP forum for sustainable development that took place in Geneva from March 30 to April 1.
A three-day forum hosted by the UNECE International PPP Center of Excellence showcased projects and approaches to people first Public-Private-Partnerships.
Representatives of the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), PPP centers from various countries, and heads of international organizations implementing PPP projects participated in the meeting.
They reportedly discussed the main trends and new ways of seeking solution to problems of alleviating poverty, ensuring development of infrastructure, raising the population employment rate, development of private entrepreneurship, etc.
By UNECE’s decision Pamir Energy was listed among the best 12 PPP projects demonstrating an effective management and achievement of the sustainable development goals (SDGs).
Pamir Energy is a joint project of the Government of Tajikistan, the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED), the World Bank’s private finance division, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC). A total cost of the project is some 26.5 million U.S. dollars, including the Tajik government’s contribution of 10 million U.S. dollars.
The project was designed as a public-private partnership between the Government of Tajikistan, the World Bank Group, and the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development.
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