Senior Officials' Meeting on Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation
Almaty, Kazakhstan: 15–16 April 2004
The Senior Officials' Meeting (SOM) held in Almaty on 15–16 April 2004 is the first of two SOMs to be held this year in preparation for the 3rd Ministerial Conference (MC) on Central Asia Economic Cooperation. Delegations from countries participating in the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Program (Azerbaijan, People's Republic of China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Mongolia, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan) as well as representatives of multilateral institutions (Asian Development Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, International Monetary Fund, Islamic Development Bank, United Nations Development Programme, and the World Bank) attended the Meeting.
The SOM participants discussed