Uzbekistan, Tajikistan mull regional security

Uzbekistan and Tajikistan discussed issues of regional security at a meeting between Chairman of the State Security Service of Uzbekistan Ihtiyor Abdullaev and Chairman of the State Committee of National Security of Tajikistan Saymumin Yatimov in Tashkent, Uzbek media reported on April 17.
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Kazakhstan to get huge IFC loan for its microfinance

International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, is providing a senior syndicated loan of $82 million equivalent in Kazakh tenge to “Microfinance organization “KMF” LLC, a leading Kazakh microfinance institution, to boost lending to micro and small enterprises, including women entrepreneurs and customers in rural areas of Kazakhstan, the press service of IFC said in a message.
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EBRD, GCF invest in hydro facility in Tajikistan

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the the Green Climate Fund (GCF) have provided Tajikistan with $88 million to complete the final stage of the rehabilitation of the Qairokkum hydro power plant (HPP) and support in the area of ​​improving electricity supply.
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