agreements based on the new mining code have been signed. However, due to the low levels of uranium prices, the tax benefits of the new agreements will be only marginal. Consequently, the government is requesting technical assistance in building capacities to evaluate project and auditminingrevenue. It is also in the process of beefing up the means of regulation, negotiation, and enforcement of contracts. In this context, measures have been taken to ensure that the inter-ministerial committee seeks to make the large projects efficient and to maximize competition. To
the new mining code have been signed, the government is requesting technical assistance in building capacities to evaluate project and auditminingrevenue.
The contribution of the financial sector to the national economy remains weak and its development is lagging. However, the government is committed to strengthen its development and has initiated the implementation of the financial sector development strategy covering the period 2014–2019. Also, the government adopted in July 2015, the National Strategy for Financial Inclusion. In the