“Reform and resilience” – is the generic two-day virtual visits that a team of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) conducts in the Republic of Moldova. The team connected in “Board Connect” – the Connection Council has the mission to document the new reform agenda of the country and the government’s effort to strengthen resilience in the conditions of the COVID-19 pandemic, IPN reports with reference to a communique to the EBRD.
Representatives of European bank shareholders, who have so far invested more than 1.4 billion euros in the Republic of Moldova through 146 projects, will meet with decision-makers from the country’s administration, businesses and civil society organizations. Representatives of the EBRD Council will meet with Prime Minister Natalia Gavrilița, Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Spinu, Minister of Infrastructure and Regional Development, Sergiu Gaibu, Minister of Economy, Dumitru Budeanschi, Minister of Finance and Octavian Armașu, Governor of the National Bank.
EBRD representatives will hold virtual talks with representatives of key Moldovan financial institutions and several small and medium-sized enterprises that have benefited from EBRD support, as well as opinion leaders from civil society organizations in the country.
The EBRD is a multilateral bank that promotes private sector development and entrepreneurship in 38 economies. The EBRD is owned by 69 countries, as well as the EU and the EIB. The EBRD’s investments aim to transform the economies of its competitive, inclusive, well-governed, green, resilient and integrated regions. In addition to financial support, the bank provided consulting services to more than 1,000 Moldovan companies, helping them to improve their performance and grow.