TAPI: Impact on Economic Development in Afghanistan and the Region

July 6th 2017

Baz Consulting International Participated in the Conference on “TAPI: Impact on Economic Development in Afghanistan and the Region” jointly organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan, Ministry of Mines and Petroleum and the Office of the Senior Advisor to the President in collaboration with the Secretariat for the Regional Economic Cooperation Conference on Afghanistan (RECCA) at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kabul on 6th of July 2017.

The conference brought together more than 200 participants including Ministers, Deputy Ministers, Ambassadors, Members of Parliament as well as representatives from the Provincial Councils, civil society and private sector from across the country.

The conference provided an opportunity to review the progress of the TAPI project and to discuss the importance of the project from an economic point of view both at the national and regional levels including its implications for economic development and regional connectivity. A special emphasis was placed on issues such as investment promotion for the project, public awareness programs and the importance of improved coordination among the stakeholders and international partners.