The Policy Research Institute (PRI) held the "Seminar for Central Asian and Caucasian Countries 2022" from September 26 to 30, 2022. This seminar is, as part of Japan’s intellectual support for the countries with transitional economies, aiming to contribute to human resource development in Central Asian and Caucasian countries. Accepting promising young officials from their ministries of finance, tax authorities, and so on, we provide them with knowledge and experiences regarding Japanese public finance and its economy. The seminar is also expected to contribute to the development of a network among fiscal authorities.
This year, PRI organized this seminar via an online system, and 9 officials from Georgia, Kyrgyz, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan participated in the seminar. In order to pass on Japan’s policies and experience in economic activities across a wide range of fields, such as the economy, tax policy, and finance to the participants. Lectures were delivered by scholars. Then, the participants introduced his/her country's economic situation.
[Scenes from Seminar]