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One more coronavirus-related death reported in Tajikistan and 68 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Tajikistan over the past weekends

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One more officially confirmed coronavirus-linked death was reported in Tajikistan yesterday, bringing a total number of the officially confirmed coronavirus-related deaths in the country to 70, according to the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the Population (MoHSPP).   Over the past weekends (September 5 and 6), 68 new officially confirmed cases of the Read More

Somon Air replenishes its fleet with Mi-8AMT helicopter

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Tajikistan’s privately owned air company Somon Air has replenished it fleet with Mi-8AMT helicopter.   It is already the second helicopter in Somon Air’s fleet. Recall, the air carrier acquired Airbus H125 helicopter in October last year.   According to Somon Air, the helicopters have been acquired for the purpose of contributing to development of Read More

Lawyer from GBAO questioned by Security agents after announcing bid for president

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A 30-year-old lawyer from the Gorno Badakhshan Autonomous Region (GBAO) has reportedly been questioned by security officers after he announced his intention to run for president in the October 11 election.   Several officers from the State Committee for National (SCNS)’s office in GBAO has visited Faromouz Irgashev at his home in Khorog , Radio Read More

Tajik Communists nominate their leader to run for president

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Tajik Communists have nominated their leader Miroj Abdulloyev to run for president.   An extraordinary congress of the Communist Party of Tajikistan (CPT) took place in Dushanbe on September 5.   About 100 delegates from all regions of the country reportedly participated in the congress. They unanimously voted for nominating CPT leader Miroj Abdulloyev to Read More

AKF fosters the development of resilient, values-based civil society in Tajikistan

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While the government has pledged support for the development of civil society organizations (CSOs), Tajikistan faces challenges with the legal enabling environment for non-governmental organizations, with implications for the financial sustainability of the non-profit sector, according to the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN).   Meanwhile, the decreasing number of young adults engaged within civil society Read More

Tajikistan resumes the supply of electricity to Afghanistan

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Tajikistan has resumed the supply of electricity to neighboring Afghanistan, Nozir Yodgori, a spokesman for Barqi Tojik (Tajikistan’s national power utility company), told Asia-Plus in an interview.   According to him, the electricity deliveries to Afghanistan have resumed after water levels in the reservoir powering the Nurek hydroelectric power plant (HPP) have reached the required Read More