On December 7, 2018, a meeting was held in the State Committee on Investments and State Property Management of the Republic of Tajikistan between the Chairman of the Committee, Mr. Farrukh Mahmud and the Chargé d'Affaires of the US Embassy, Mr. Kevin Covert and Deputy Head of the Political and Economic Department of the Embassy, Mr. Andrew Berwell.
During the meeting, all issues related to intellectual property, attracting direct investment from the USA to the economy of the Republic of Tajikistan, the prospect of developing cooperation with the US business community, promoting the sale and export of poultry meat from the United States and establishing cooperation in the field of poultry farming, as well as trade and technical assistance.
During the meeting, the Chairman of the Committee, Mr. Hamralizoda Farrukh informed the guests about the joint implementation of investment projects in various sectors of the country's economy, including the production of poultry products, Law of RT “On Investment”, as well as tax and customs privileges.
Chargé d'Affaires of the US Embassy in Tajikistan, Mr. Kevin Covert noted that entrepreneurs and investors from the Republic of Tajikistan together with US investors, for the implementation of joint direct investment projects can apply to the OPIC fund and get access to concessional financing. The Embassy will promote cooperation between the two parties.
The parties agreed to strengthen mutually beneficial cooperation in the field of investment, creation of joint ventures and in 2019 to organize a visit of American investors to Tajikistan to explore investment opportunities.