The Seventeenth Session of the Consultative Council
President of the Republic of Tajikistan
|Permanent members of the Council:|
|Prime Minister of the Republic of Tajikistan||Qohir Rasulzoda|
|Chairman of the State Committee on Investment and State Property Management of the Republic of Tajikistan (Executive Secretary of the Council)||Fayziddin Qahhorzoda|
|Head of the Secretariat of the Consultative Council on Improvement of Investment Climate under the President of the Republic of Tajikistan||Numon Abdughafforzoda|
|Non-permanent members of the Council:|
|Ambassador, Head of the EU Delegation in Tajikistan||Hidajet Biščević|
|General Director of “Sangtuda – 1”||Pavel Lavrov|
|Chairman of CJSC “Ghayur”||Akbar Ghulomov|
|Chairman of Association of Agrobusiness of Tajikistan||Shorahmatov Shorauf|
|Chairman of LLC “Kafolat”||Muzaffar Saymuddinov|
|Chairman of CJSC “Madina va Hamkoron”||Nabot Dodkhudoeva|
|First Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Tajikistan||Davlatali Saidov|
|Assistant to the President of the Republic of Tajikistan on Economy Policy||Ashurboi Solehzoda|
|Mayor of Dushanbe city||Rustami Emomali|
|Senior Referent of the President of the Republic of Tajikistan||Matlubkhon Davlatov|
|Head of Economy and Finance Department of Majlisi Oli of Tajikistan||Sharif Rahimzoda|
|Minister of Justice of the Republic of Tajikistan||Rustam Shohmurod|
|Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan||Sirojiddin Aslov|
|Minister of Economy Development and Trade of the Republic of Tajikistan||Nematullo Hikmatullozoda|
|Minister of Finance of the Republic of Tajikistan||Abdusalom Qurboniyon|
|Minister of Energy and Water Resources of the Republic of Tajikistan||Usmonali Usmonzoda|
|Head of JSHC “Barqi Tojik”||Mirzo Ismoilzoda|
|Chairman of National Bank of Tajikistan||Jamshed Nurmahmadzoda|
|Chairman of Tax Committee under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan||Nusratullo Davlatzoda|
|Chairman of Committee of Youth, Sport and Tourism (CYST) under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan||Ahtam Abdullozoda|
|Head of Customs Service under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan||Abdufatohi Ghoib|
|Deputy Chairman of the State Committee on Investment and State Property Management of the Republic of Tajikistan||Nigina Anvari|
|First Deputy of Chairman, Commander of Border Troops of the State Committee of national Security of the Republic of Tajikistan||Rajabali Rahmonzoda|
|Head of Press Service of the President of the Republic of Tajikistan||Abdufattoh Sharifzoda|
|Head of Department of Legal of Executive Office of the President of the Republic||Zafar Azizzoda|
|Head of Department of Strategic Planning and Reforms of Executive Office of the President of the Republic of Tajikistan||Yusuf Majidi|
|Head of Department of Infrastructure of Executive Office of the President of the Republic of Tajikistan||Ismatullo Hokimzoda|
|Head of the State Enterprise||Isfandiyor Usmonzoda|
|Director of SUE “Tojinvest”||Nekruy Zabirzoda|
|General Director of LLC “International Airport of Dushanbe”||Ismat Abdullozoda|
|Head of Association of Energetics of Tajikistan||Rafiqa Musaeva|
|Head of CJSC “Barq sokhtmon loihakash”||Komiljon Ibrohimov|
|Head of World Bank Resident Office in Tajikistan||Patricia Veevers-Carter|
|UN Resident Coordinator, UNDP Resident Representative||Pratibha Mehta|
|UNDP Country Director in Tajikistan||Jan Harfst|
|Country Director of Asian Development Bank in Tajikistan||C. C. Yu|
|Head of DFID Central Asia||Peter Fernandos Cardy|
|Head of Swiss Cooperation Office in Tajikistan||Walburga Rooss|
|Director of Representative Office of Eurasian Development Bank in Tajikistan||Rashid Kadirov|
|Head of IFC Representative in Tajikistan||Manizha Mamadnabieva|
|Head of International Monetary Fund Resident Office in Tajikistan||Yuri Sobolev|
|Director of Kfw Bank in Tajikistan||Kerstin Laabs|
|Head of IFC of the World Bank Group||Madina Nurmatova|
On January 30, 2016, the Founder of Peace and National Unity, the Leader of the Nation, the President of the Republic of Tajikistan, Emomali Rahmon, opened the seventeenth session of the Consultative Council on the Improvement of the Investment Climate under the President of the Republic of Tajikistan.
Members of the Consultative Council, representatives of the private sector, ministries, agencies and development partners were all in attendance.
To begin the meeting, Qahhorzoda Fayziddin Sattor, the Executive Secretary of the Consultative Council and Chairman of the State Committee on Investments and State Property Management, reported on the implementation progress of the council’s past decisions. At the sixteenth session, the Consultative Council made decisions on the development of the agriculture sector, and identified ways to improve the investment climate, to promote agribusiness, to analyze taxation policy, to advertize domestic products through mass media and to improve Tajikistan’s international indicators.
As per the objective of implementation of the Laws of Tajikistan ‘On Investment’ and ‘On Inspection of the Enterprises’, more decisions were taken including the international experience and has adopted a new edition. A Coordination Council was set up for facilitating the law ‘On Monitoring the Enterprises of Entrepreneurs’ which further decreases the burden of taxes and brings more support for new enterprises.
By decree of the government, the ‘Action Plan on Support of the Industrial Sector and the Promotion of Local Enterprises and Development of Local Production for the year 2016 – 2018 from 27 of July 2016’ was approved.
The second item on the agenda was the energy sector. Mr. Usmonaly Usmonzoda, the Minister of Energy and Water Resources of the Republic of Tajikistan gave a presentation on the energy sector including an analysis and draft of the Action Plan, featuring specific recommendations of the energy sectors, generating and providing the country with high quality energy and resources.
The third item on the agenda concerned tourism. Mr. Abdullozoda Ahtam Rustam, the Chairman of the Committee for Youth, Sports and Tourism under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan, reported on the progress of the implementation of the Government Action Plan for improving the investment climate in the tourism sector.
Regarding the final issue of the agenda, Mr. Qahhorzoda Fayziddin Sattor proposed that the next session of the Consultative Council should consider investment and business climate issues in the bank and finance sectors, and the modernization of public services for businesses. The selection of the topic for the agenda was unanimously approved by members of the Council.
During the session, Muzaffar Saymuddinov, the Director of “Kafolat” LLC., Komiljon Ibrohimov, the Director of “Bark Sokhtmon Loihakash” LLC., and Mr. C.C.Yu the representative of the Asian Development Bank discussed new recommendations for the improvement of the business climate of Tajikistan.
The Founder of Peace and National Unity, the Leader of the Nation, the President of the Republic of Tajikistan, Emomali Rahmon, expressed his opinion on the development of entrepreneurship in the country, job creation, the increase of exports and the role and contribution of private sector in the economy of the republic.
The major point he stressed was the necessity of speeding up work in the direction of economic development, the effective use of electricity, manufacturing and its support, and achieving energy independence for Tajikistan, tourism development and supporting the hand-made activity in the country.
The Founder of Peace and National Unity, the Leader of the Nation, and the President of the Republic of Tajikistan, Emomali Rahmon, who also serves as the Chairman of the Consultative Council, closed the session by instructing the ministries and agencies present to work closely with entrepreneurs while working on implementing the decisions made during the session.