Meeting with Mrs. Elizabeth Millard

(25.05.2017, Dushanbe city) Today the Minister of Energy and Water Resources of the Republic of Tajikistan Usmonali Usmonzoda received a visit from the U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Tajikistan, Mrs. Elizabeth Millard, together with the Regional Director of the US Agency for International Cooperation in Central Asia, Mrs. Chim Jatinder.

During the meeting, the parties discussed issues related to accelerating the implementation of the CASA-1000 interregional project, as well as pertaining issues in this area.

Usmonali Usmonzoda expressed satisfaction with the development of bilateral relations in many areas, including energy sector, and he requested International Development Agency to support the expansion of work in the evaluation of applicants’ (companies) bids for the construction of 500 kV transmission lines on the territory of the Republic of Tajikistan, the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and 500 kV transmission lines on the territory of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan and the evaluation of bids in the process of filing a request for the construction of converter substations in the territory of the Republic of Tajikistan and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in the framework of implementation of CASA-1000 Project.