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COVID-19: Moscow Cases ‘Likely Three Times Higher’ Than Official Toll; Pakistan To Lift Virus Lockdown

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The global death toll from the coronavirus has passed 260,000 with more than 3.7 million infections confirmed, causing mass disruptions as governments continue to try to slow the spread of the new respiratory illness. Here’s a roundup of COVID-19 developments in RFE/RL’s broadcast regions. Russia Russia’s number of coronavirus cases has seen a record daily Read More

IMF Executive Board Approves a US$189.5 Million RCF Disbursement to Tajikistan to Address the COVID-19 Pandemic

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The IMF Executive Board approved a disbursement of US$189.5 million for budget support to help Tajikistan meet urgent balance of payments and fiscal needs stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic is having a significant human and economic impact on Tajikistan’s economy. To preserve macroeconomic stability, the authorities are taking steps to increase health spending, Read More

NATIONAL BANK OF TAJIKISTAN: Exchange Rate for Today

5 months ago Web Desk 0
DUSHANBE,  On May 7, the National Bank of Tajikistan (NBT) determined the official exchange rate of foreign currencies for accounting and payment of customs duties as follows: 1 USD – 10.2579 TJS, 1 Euro – 11.0857 TJS, 1 Russian ruble – 0.1369 TJS. Also on May 7, the average selling rate of cash foreign currencies Read More

PM Rasulzoda Inspects Manufacturing Enterprises and Workshops in Dushanbe

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DUSHANBE,  Yesterday, Prime Minister Kohir Rasulzoda inspected the activities of the Gulistoni Dushanbe, Yokut-2000 and Tajtex. These companies have launched the production of medical masks, cotton overalls, special medical protective gowns required for doctors that deal with infected patients. The production of import-substituting goods has been established in order supply the domestic market with necessary Read More

Dr. Arash Alaei: Majority of People with COVID-19 Can Recover Without Treatment

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DUSHANBE,  On May 5, Jahonnamo TV journalist Muso Abdusattor interviewed the President of the Institute for International Health and Education Dr. Arash Alaei about the peculiarities of COVID-19 and effective preventative measures. Dr. Alaei, resident of New York, is well known in the Tajik medical community. He has been collaborating with the Ministry of Health Read More

A Special Charter Flight with Medical Supplies from India Arrives in Dushanbe

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DUSHANBE,  A special charter flight organized to deliver essential medications and medical supplies from India to Tajikistan arrived today. Necessary materials include those required by the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the Population and its structures for use in medical facilities for the treatment of infectious diseases, in particular COVID-19. Following this initiative Read More

IMF Executive Board Approves $189.5 million for Tajikistan to Tackle COVID-19 Pandemic

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DUSHANBE,  The IMF Executive Board has approved a $189.5 million loan to help Tajikistan meet its urgent needs for financing the balance of payments and budgetary needs associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to maintain macroeconomic stability, the authorities are taking measures to supplement the healthcare budget, strengthen social protection of vulnerable groups and Read More

Prosecutor General Will Take Legal Measures Against People Who Spread False Rumors and incite Panic

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DUSHANBE,  The Prosecutor General’s Office will begin to take legal measures against people who are spreading false rumors and inciting panic. The Prosecutor General’s Office is asking residents to call 235-11-11 and report any refusal of primary medical care, refusal to provide drugs in pharmacies and medical institutions, and when they witness the creation of Read More

Golden Ornaments Depicting Centaurs Discovered in Khuroson District

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DUSHANBE,  Recent archaeological excavations in the ruins of the ancient city of Halkajar in the Khuroson district led to the discovery of the remains of a tomb of a wealthy nobleman, remains of his dwellings, pottery, coins and more, depicting human and lion figures, reports Dr. Davlatkhoja Davudi. A coin of the Kushan king Vasudeva, Read More