Katsu: WB has certain confidence in Armenia


Pan Armenian News
14.06.2005 08:19

/PanARMENIAN.Net/ Armenian Minister of Territorial Administration Hovik
Abrahamyan met with World Bank Vice-President Shigeo Katsu in Yerevan,
reported the Press Service of the Armenian Government. In the course
of the meeting the parties discussed questions of implementation
and further development of WB programs in Armenia, specifically
water supply and irrigation system. Having presented the course
of the reforms Abrahamyan said he was satisfied with the efficient
implementation of these programs, emphasizing that the continuation of
implementation of WB programs in Armenia will have a positive impact
on maintenance of current economic growth indicators in Armenia. At
that he noted that there are certain problems available, which will
hopefully be solved along with the WB. Noting that the WB has certain
confidence in programs being implemented in Armenia, Shigeo Katsu noted
that the questions raised will soon be discussed and solved. Mr. Katsu
suggested discussing opportunities for realization of a new water
supply program. Hailing the establishment of cooperation between
Armenia and the Asian Development Bank, Katsu and WB Armenian Office
Roger Robinson being present at the meeting noted the importance
of implementation of programs with the assistance of international
structures, specifically the WB and the Asian Development Bank,
the Millenium Challenges Account.

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