UK-Tajikistan Trade and Investment Forum

23rd April 2020, London

EVENT DESCRIPTION

On 23rd April, the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan will bring a senior delegation to the UK alongside HMG in Tajikistan and the Tajikistan Embassy in the UK, to showcase the country's investment potential in infrastructure, energy and tourism. 

DRAFT PROGRAMME 

09.00 - 10.00 - Registration and Refreshments 

10.00 - 11.00 - Opening Session

  • Opening by Lord Sheikh
  • Masud Khalifazoda, Ambassador of Tajikistan to the UK
  • Matthew Lawson, British Ambassador to Tajikistan
  • Ministry of Economic Development and Trade Representative 
  • HMG, Senior Representative

11.00 - 11.45 - Panel 1: Infrastructure 

  • Ministry of Economic Development and Trade
  • State Committee on Investment and State Property Management Representative
  • Private Sector Speaker

11.45 - 12.15 - Coffee/Tea Break 

12.15 - 13.00 - Panel 2 - Investing in Energy 

  • Ministry of Energy
  • Private Sector Speaker
  • Private Sector Speaker

13.00 - 14.00 - Networking Lunch 

 

 

14.00 - 14.45 - Panel 3: Industrialisation

  • Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy Representative
  • National Bank of Tajikistan
  • Private Sector Speaker

14.45 - 15:30 - Panel 4: Tourism 

  • National Tourism Portal
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Private Sector Speaker

15.30 - 16.00 - Coffee/Tea Break 

16.00 - 16.45 - Spotlight: Extractive Industries

  • British Geological Survey
  • UK Export Finance
  • DFID

16.45 - 17.15 - Case Study - Aluminium 

  • Ministry of Finance
  • Private Sector Speaker 

17.15 - 17.30 - Closing Remarks 

17. 30 - 18.30 - Gala Drinks Reception