On February 1, 2018 a meeting was held between the Agency for hydrometeorology and the Asian Development Bank.
At the meeting, Mr. Rasulzoda Homidjon Hasan - Director, Mr. Abdualimov Karimjon Kudusovich - Deputy Director, Mr. Olimov Suhrob Amonulloevich - Deputy Director and Hasanov Saddam Safarovich - Specialist of the International Relations Department took part in the meeting from the Agency for hydrometeorology. From the side of the Asian Development Bank took part Mr. Nathan Rive - the head of the mission, Ms. Farosatshoeva Gulsun - the Permanent Representative of the Asian Development Bank and Ms. Gwasalia an interpreter.
The subject of the visit was discussion of issues related to the implementation of the Asian Development Bank project on water resources management in the Panj river basin - Institutional transformation of the Agency for hydrometeorology (additional financing).
The main tasks of the Mission were to coordinate
- the overall design of the project, including the rationale, impact, objectives and results of the project;
- a mechanism for financing and implementation;
- project management manuals;
- activities to launch the project.
In this regard, the parties discussed the proposed project, procedures and requirements of the Asian Development Bank.
During the meeting, the Agency management touched upon the construction of the new building of the Agency for hydrometeorology of the Republic of Tajikistan. And also the issues of providing the Agency's laboratory with the necessary equipment.
Mr. Nathan Reeve stressed that the successful implementation of the project requires support from the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan. Also, Mr. Nathan Reeve noted that the start of the project is planned for September 2018.