Minister of Finance, Eklil Hakimi met with Mr. Sean M. O’Sullivan, Director General of the Central and West Asia Department (CWRD) the Asian Development Bank. Mr. O’Sullivan is responsible for ADB’s operations in 10 countries including Afghanistan.
They discussed ADB’s ongoing projects and expected contributions in the sector of Transport, Energy and Agriculture and Natural Resources. They also discussed ADB’s role in key national projects such as the Kabul Ring Road, TAPI Gas Pipeline, Energy Transmission and Generation as well as design and implementation of key Railway projects, regional connectivity, trade and transit. ADB is one of the
largest donors to Afghanistan and has committed USD 4 billion to different projects since 2002.
ABD delegation assured the Minister of Finance that they will be playing an important role in implementing of the key infrastructure projects in Afghanistan.