Eugene Zhukov appointed ADB DG for Central, West Asia

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Islamabad

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has appointed Eugene Zhukov as Director General of its Central and West Asia Regional department, effective immediately.
As Director General, Zhukov would lead ADB’s engagement with 10 countries in the region including Pakistan, Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan; and oversee the bank’s regional portfolio of $24 billion.
Zhukov would manage 10 country offices and 7 sector divisions: energy; environment, natural resources, agriculture; public management, financial sector, and trade; regional cooperation and operations coordination; social; transport and communications; urban development and water, a press release by the ADB on Friday said.—APP

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