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World Bank provides $6 million grant to Tajikistan to support its efforts to modernize public finance management

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The World Bank is investing in the modern public finance management in Tajikistan through providing a US$6 million grant.   In support of Tajikistan’s efforts to strengthen the efficiency, accountability, and transparency of public expenditure, especially critical in the current COVID-19 context, the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors on December 2 approved 6 million Read More

New Sughd chief prosecutor starts work

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New Sughd chief prosecutor Furqat Khojazoda proceeded to work two weeks ago.   He had previously served as deputy chief prosecutor in the Gorno Badakhshan Autonomous Region (GBAO).   Recall, the previous chief prosecutor in Sughd province Habibullo Vohidov was appointed to head the Drug Control Agency (DCA) under the President of Tajikistan.   Furqat Read More

Tajik foreign minister attends the 27th OSCE Ministerial Council via video link

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Tajik Foreign Minister Sirojiddin Muhriddin is attending the 27th meeting of the OSCE Ministerial Council, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan Sirojiddin Muhriddin attended and delivered a statement at the 27th meeting of the OSCE Ministerial Council, which is being held via video teleconferencing (VTC) due to the restrictions imposed by Read More

AKDN, UNHCR discuss issues of providing assistance to refugees in Tajikistan

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On December 3, 2020, Resident Representative of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) in Tajikistan Qozidavlat Qoimdodov met with Mr. Mulugeta Zewdie, newly appointed UNHCR Representative to Tajikistan   According to press release issued by the AKDN, during the meeting, the sides have discussed issues of bilateral relations and further strengthening of effective cooperation in Read More

Tobamvirus threatens greenhouse vegetables in Central Asia

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EastFruit warns that the greenhouse business in Central Asia is in danger as tobamvirus threatens greenhouse vegetables in the region.   On November 26, Russia put ban on the import of greenhouse tomatoes and greenhouse peppers from Uzbekistan’s Fergana due to the detection of a quarantine object, in particular, Tomato brown rugose fruit virus (ToBRFV), Read More

AAR launches one-year project to develop curricula of teacher training course at higher education

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Association for Aid and Relief, Japan (AAR Japan) begins one-year project on “Developing Curricula of Teacher Training Course at Higher Education for Promotion of Inclusive Education” with financial assistance from the Japanese government.   The Grant Agreement for 411,313 USD was signed between Mr. Takayuki Miyashita, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Tajikistan and Read More

One more lending agency liquidated in Tajikistan

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One more microfinance institution has been liquidated in Tajikistan. By decision issued by the National Bank of Tajikistan (NBT) Board the license of “Faizi Suhrob” Microlending Fund was revoked on December 1.   A statement released by Tajik central bank, in particular, says “Faizi Suhrob” Microlending Fund is liquidated for delaying obligations.   The process Read More