Project Data Sheet

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PDS Creation Date
PDS Updated as of 07 Jul 2014

Project Name Strengthening the Anti-Money Laundering Regime
Country Tajikistan
Project/Program Number 47315-001
Status Approved
Geographical Location
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Sector Finance
Subsector Banking Systems
Strategic Agendas
Drivers of Change
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories


Type/Modality of Assistance Approval Number Source of Funding Approved Amount (thousand)
Technical Assistance8632Regional Trade and Financial Security Initiative C350

Summary of Environmental and Social Issues

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Stakeholder Communication, Participation and Consultation

During Project Design
During Project Implementation


The TA will (i) assist the Government in conducting its national risk assessment, (ii) identify and address legal and regulatory gaps that may exist to comply with the requirements under the recently revised FATF standards, (iii) improve the AML/CFT control system, and (iv) provide capacity development to the financial intelligence unit, law enforcement agencies and financial institutions.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Development Impact

Risks and costs of investing in Tajikistan financial system reduced.

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Strengthened AML/CFT regime.
Progress Towards Outcome

Outputs and Implementation Progress

Description of Project Outputs
1. National money laundering and terrorist financial risk assessment conducted. 2. Measures identified and recommended to address legal and regulatory gaps to comply with the 2012 FAFT recommendations. 3. The AML/CFT control system improved. 4. Staff of relevant institutions trained on AML/CFT-related issues.
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Status of Development Objectives
Material Changes

Business Opportunities

Date of First Listing 2013 Dec 10
Consulting Services
(i) 2 international consultants for a total of 7.5 person months (intermittent) (ii) 2 national consultants for a total of 12 person months (intermittent) (iii) resource persons for workshops
There is no anticipated procurement of goods.
Procurement and Consulting Notices


Concept Clearance 12 Nov 2013
Fact-finding 18 Nov 2013 to 22 Nov 2013
Management Review Meeting
Approval 01 Apr 2014
Last Review Mission


Approval No. Approval Signing Effectivity Closing
Original Revised Actual
Technical Assistance 8632 01 Apr 2014 24 Apr 2014 24 Apr 2014 31 Jul 2015


Date Approval Number ADB (US$ thousand) Others (US$ thousand) Net Percentage
Cumulative Contract Awards
Cumulative Disbursements

TA Amount (US$ thousand)

Approval Number Approved Amount Revised Amount Total Commitment Uncommitted Balance Total Disbursement Undisbursed Balance
Technical Assistance 8632 350 350 221 129 0 350

Contacts and Update Details

Responsible ADB Officer Said Zaidansyah (
Responsible ADB Department Office of the General Counsel
Responsible ADB Divisions Office of the General Counsel
Executing Agencies


Project Website
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