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Khatlon regional court sentence e-mayor of Kulob to 12-year prison term

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The Khatlon regional court sentenced ex-mayor of Kulob Bahrom Inoyatzoda to 12 years in prison on November 20, Izatullo Tabarzoda, deputy head of the Khatlon regional court, told Asia-Plus in an interview.   The sentence followed his conviction on charges of embezzlement of funds (Article 245 (2) of Tajikistan’s Penal Code), fraud (Article 247), abuse Read More

Tajikistan central bank head replaced

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By president’s decree issued on November 20 Hokim Kholiqzoda, who had previously served as Deputy Head of the National Bank of Tajikistan (NBT), was appointed to head the NBT replacing Jamshed Nourmuhammadzoda, according to the Tajik president’s official website.   Jamshed Nourmuhammadzoda was relieved of his post of Head of the National Bank of Tajikistan Read More

Deputy heads of new Tajik bank appointed

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President Emomali Rahmon, who is also Head of the Government, on November 20 issued decrees on appointment of deputy heads of the State Unitary Enterprise (SUE) Sanoatsodirotbonk (Industry & Export Bank), which was established last month.   Azizsho Gharibshoyev was appointed First Deputy Head of the SUE Sanoatsodirotbonk and Shuhrat Muhiddinzoda was appointed Deputy Head Read More

More than 80% of households in Tajikistan receiving remittances spend them primarily on food and other basic necessities

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Tajikistan, as one of the most remittance-reliant economies in the world, was hit particularly hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Bank noted on November 20.   More than 80 percent of households in Tajikistan that receive remittances reportedly spend them primarily on food and other basic necessities.  Remittances to Tajikistan are projected to decline Read More

New Tajik ambassador to India presents his credentials to Indian President via video link

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On November 20, the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Tajikistan to India, Lukmon Bobokalonzoda presented his credentials to the President of the Republic of India, His Excellency Mr. Ram Nath Kovind, via a video link, according to the Tajik MFA information department.   During the ceremony, Ambassador Bobokalonzoda reportedly conveyed the cordial greetings Read More

Top Consulting CEO wins EBRD social media competition in Tajikistan

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Following successful completion of Know How Academy for small businesses Shavkat Kalonov, managing partner and CEO of Top Consulting, is the winner in Tajikistan of a social media competition organized by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in support of the Know How Academy for small businesses.   According to the EBRD Dushanbe Read More

Mortality increase in northern Tajikistan

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According to the statistical data from the Sughd civilian registry office, 10,537 deaths have been reported in Sughd province over the first ten months of this year, which is 1,294 deaths more compared to the same period last year.   Over the reporting period, an increase in mortality has been observed in 16 cities and Read More

Tajikistan reportedly exported $2 million worth of electricity to neighboring countries last month

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Barqi Tojik (Tajikistan national power utility company) continued exporting electricity to neighboring countries last month.  Meanwhile, rural areas of Tajikistan currently have electricity only several hours per day.   According to the Agency for Statistics under the President of Tajikistan, Tajikistan last month exported some US$2 million worth of electricity to neighboring countries, which was Read More