DUSHANBE, January 25 2012, Asia-Plus  -- 58 investment projects for a total amount of 1.86 billion U.S. dollars are currently being implemented in Tajikistan, Shuhratjon Rahmatboyev, the first deputy head of the State Committee for Investments and State-owned Property Management  (GosKomInvest), told reporters on January 24.

According to him, the projects that cover twelve different spheres of the country’s economy have been financed from various sources.

“Loans account for some 57.34 percent of the investment project portfolio, grants account for 32.68 percent, the government’s share in these funds is 7.85 percent and the share of Tajik state-run and private companies amounts to 2.13 percent,” Rahmatboyev noted.

Last year alone, 1.6 billion somoni were drawn for implementation of 18 investment projects, the GosKomInvest official added.