CAREC High-Level Session at the 54th ADB Annual General Meeting

CAREC Ministers and development partners discuss regional cooperation through digital transformation

On 4 May, CAREC Ministers, senior officials, and development partners gathered at the 54th Annual General Meeting to discuss how digital transformation and technologies can play a role in strengthening economic cooperation in the CAREC region. Azerbaijan’s Minister of Economy and ADB Alternate Governor Mikayil Jabbarov delivered opening remarks.

During the panel discussion, VP Shixin Chen emphasized the adoption of digital tools for enhancing connectivity, expanding trade, and deepening regional cooperation. CWRD DG Yevgeniy Zhukov and EARD DG James Patrick Lynch gave introductory and closing remarks respectively. Watch the session.

Key Documents

Agenda (EN| RU)

Background Note (EN | RU)

LOP (List of Participants) – EN

AZE Opening Remarks – EN

DG EARD Closing Remarks – EN

Recorded Sessions – EN Audio

Recorded Sessions – RU Audio