The visit of the International Expert, Doctor of Economic Sciences, Professor, Igor Mantsurov to the Agency on Statistics.
According to the Contract signed on Twining Partnership between the Agency on Statistics under the President of the Republic of Tajikistan and a Joint Venture (Consortium) led by DevStat, the visit is currently being made by the International Expert, Doctor of Economic Sciences, Professor, Corresponding Member of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Igor Germanovich Mantsurov. The main objective of the expert mission is to provide technical assistance in preparation for energy resources survey of the Republic of Tajikistan, as well as in the analysis and dissemination of the fuel and energy balance data.
In accordance with the detailed work plan, the mission will be carried out on the following tasks: assistance in the development of questionnaires, instructions for filling out, the handbook for interviewers, sampling (with a maximum coverage), including the preparation of recommendations on the survey and fuel and energy balance.
On February 22 the meeting was held between Mr. Mantsurov and representatives of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, Ministry of Industry and New Technologies, the Ministry of Energy and Water Resources. This meeting was also attended by the First Deputy Director, Mr. Shokirzoda Sh., Deputy Director, K. Davlatzoda and specialists of the Agency on Statistics. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the energy situation, normative-legal acts, concepts and coordination for future cooperation.
Formation of energy balance and monitoring of its performance in accordance with international recommendations and management of energy statistics will allow to:
Establish the conformity of the energy needs against the national economy in energy resources;
Increase the level of transparency and decision-making in the area of operation of branches of the economy and ensuring energy security;
Provide justified determination and evaluation of promising ways to develop energy and priority measures for the protection of national interests in the field of state power supply;
Optimize the structure of primary energy consumption with the decrease of the unit costs of energy and dependence on imported energy and increase the share of alternative and renewable energy sources;
Create a data base to identify ways to enhance the competitiveness of domestic products, improve the environment and living conditions of the population of the Republic of Tajikistan;
Rationalize the production structure of the fuel and energy complex of the Republic of Tajikistan to bring it in conformance with international standards pursuant to its cost-effectiveness and suitability for the power supply of the state
Conduction of the international comparisons in the process of interaction within the world economic system and the implementation of the relevant international economic and foreign policy activities.