- Presidency of Uzbekistan in CIS in 2020
- Investment potential of Uzbekistan
- The Strategy of Actions on Further Development of the Republic of Uzbekistan
- Chairmanship of Uzbekistan in the Council of Foreign Ministers of the OIC
- Central Asia - the priority of foreign policy of Uzbekistan
- Problems of water resources in the Central Asia
- Events at Uzbekistan's overseas missions
- Cooperation between the Republic of Uzbekistan and UNDP
- Uzbekistan-NATO Cooperation in EAPC/PFP Framework
- Cooperation of the Republic of Uzbekistan with the European Union
- Participation of the Republic of Uzbekistan in the Commonwealth of Independent States
- Participation of the Republic of Uzbekistan in activity of the International Fund for saving the Aral Sea
- Cooperation of Uzbekistan with the United Nations
- Cooperation between the Republic of Uzbekistan and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
- Cooperation between the Republic of Uzbekistan and the World Health Organization (WHO)
- Cooperation between Uzbekistan and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
- Cooperation between Uzbekistan and the United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA)
- Cooperation between Uzbekistan and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
- Participation of the Republic of Uzbekistan in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)
- Cooperation of the Republic of Uzbekistan with the International Monetary Fund (IMF)
- Cooperation of the Republic of Uzbekistan with the World Bank
- Cooperation between Uzbekistan and UN Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO)
- About cooperation between the Republic of Uzbekistan and the OSCE
- Cooperation between Uzbekistan and the Asian Development Bank (ADB)
- Cooperation of the Republic of Uzbekistan with the United Nations Office on drugs and crime (UNODC)
- Cooperation between Uzbekistan and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
Cooperation between Uzbekistan and the Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Asian Development Bank (ADB) one of the largest interstate financial institutions providing long-term lending for development projects in Asia and the Pacific. The bank founded in 1965 with headquarters in Manila (Philippines).
The main objective of the ADB is to promote economic and social progress in developing countries of Asia and the Pacific.
ADB president elects for five years. Since January 2013, the President of the Bank is T.Nakao (Japan).
Uzbekistan joined the ADB in August 1995. The ADB’s office in Uzbekistan opened in 1997. Head of the mission is Mr.Takeo Konishi.
Uzbekistan is the 15th largest shareholder among regional members of the ADB and the 14th largest borrower.
Joint programs and projects implemented in Uzbekistan are focused on 4 key areas: agriculture, promotion of private enterprises, regional cooperation in transport and customs transit and improving social services with a focus on child care and basic education.
On May 1-4, 2010 Tashkent hosted the 43rd meeting of the Board of Governors of the Asian Development Bank, which was attended by about 2300 people. Where more than 1300 of which were foreign representatives. This event was the first meeting of the ADB conducted in Central Asia and Caucasus region.
In September 2012, ADB approved the country partnership strategy (CPS), 2012–2016 for Uzbekistan. The CPS is aligned with Uzbekistan’s Welfare Improvement Strategy, 2013–2015, which guides Uzbekistan’s pursuit of industrial modernization and infrastructure development. The CPS focuses on transport and communication, energy, water supply, municipal infrastructure and services, and access to financial services.
An important new area of cooperation, between Uzbekistan and the ADB, is the development of alternative energy sources. On November 20-23, 2013 in Tashkent, together with ADB was held 6th meeting of the Asian Forum of solar energy. Over 300 foreign guests attended the event.
In 2014, ADB provided a loan of $300 million to support energy-efficient power generation that will meet rising electricity demand in Uzbekistan. Cumulative disbursements to Uzbekistan for lending and grants financed by ordinary capital resources, the Asian Development Fund, and other special funds amounted to $2.01 billion.
Since 1993 until 2015, Uzbekistan has received 54 loans totaling $4.1 billion, including two private sector loans totaling $225.0 million, and $61.7 million in technical assistance grants.