Head of ADB visits Ganja
On Thursday Mathew Westfall, the head of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), visited Ganja. He met with Eldar Azizov, the head of the Ganja Executive Power, and discussed some issues related to the projects implementing in the region at expense of the bank.
Then Westfall participated in the ceremony on the implementation of the project on town and regional development strategy in Azerbaijan under the financial support of the Azerbaijani Economic Development Ministry, Asian Development Bank and Alliance of Towns Program of UN DP.
The bank allocated over $40m for the project. $500,000 is envisaged for technical assistance, $10,000 - refugees. Besides, the bank will allot funds for repair and restoration of the roads Yevlakh-Ganja and Gazakh-Georgia. Westfall said that they would assist to the development of the oil sector in the country. He also stated that they were interested in the drawing up plans on improvement of the Ganja water supply.