Tajikistan attracting Saudi investments to regions
Baku, Azerbaijan, May 8
By Fikret Dolukhanov – Trend:
A delegation of investors from Saudi Arabia is visiting Tajikistan to participate in joint investment forums of the two countries, the press service of the State Committee for Investments and Management of State Property of Tajikistan stated on May 8.
According to the statement, the Saudi businessmen are going to get acquainted with the investment opportunities of the country during the visit.
“Joint investment forums and exhibitions of domestic products with participation of entrepreneurs and investors will be held in Sughd region on May 9, and in Dushanbe on May 10,” the press service of the Tajik agency said.
The State Committee said that the second meeting of the Intergovernmental Commission for Trade-Economic and Cultural-Technical Cooperation between Tajikistan and Saudi Arabia was held in Riyadh on April 1-2, 2018, and a forum of business circles of the two countries was held in the cities of Riyadh and Jeddah on April 2-3, 2018.
In 2007-2017, businessmen from Saudi Arabia invested $160.2 million in the economy of Tajikistan. The amount was used as loans attracted by Tajik enterprises and organizations.
Follow the author on Twitter: @FDolukhanov