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Mongolia, ADB discuss implementation of projects
Central Asia | business | 15:37, 23 January 2018 | 958

AKIPRESS.COM - Deputy Prime Minister of Mongolia U.Enkhtuvshin met Jan.22 with Indu Bhushan, Director-General of the Asian Development Bank's (ADB) East Asia Department, to discuss about the progress of ADB projects being implemented in Mongolia, Monstame reports.

“ADB has been granting financial assisstance to Mongolia, but lately, the progress of certain projects has been slowing down. This could affect the prospect of implementing new projects,” stated Mr. Indu Bhushan at the beginning of the meeting.

In particular, there are 3 ADB-financed projects that are not likely to be complete within the timeframe. ADB officials named the following three projects, the Fourth Health Sector Development Project, the Western Regional Road Corridor Investment Program and the Darkhan Wastewater Management Project. Furthermore, it was pointed out that the delay of the Regional Upgrades of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures for Trade Project, co-implemented with the General Agency for Specialized Inspection, was caused by delay in the stage of forming project unit.

Deputy Prime Minister U.Enkhtuvshin said the Project on Strengthening Community Resilience to Dzud and Forest and Steppe Fires, co-implemented by the National Emergency Management Agency is being implemented successfully and expressed his support to the implementation of the Regional Upgrades of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures for Trade Project.

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