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Dushanbe, Riyadh vow to boost bilateral economic cooperation

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According to the Tajik MFA information department, the parties discussed issues related to trade, economic and investment cooperation between Tajikistan and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.   They reportedly noted the importance of exchanging visits of heads of economic and trade authorities of the two countries and holding economic forums with the participation of representatives Read More

We shoot stray dogs for public safety, says Bokhtar municipal official

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The head of the Bokhtar Khojagii Kommunali (municipal company for public utilities), Zafar Ghiyosov, has confirmed that local utility employees have been shooting stray dogs. “We shoot stray dogs for public safety,” he said.   “We have no choice. We have received a lot of complaints from citizens through the city administration and local police Read More

In 2020, ADB’s assistance to Tajikistan in grants totaled 320 million U.S. dollars

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This sum reportedly included a COVID-19 emergency response package of 52.5 million U.S. dollars.   Meanwhile, according to the bank’s updated Country Operations Business Plan, ADB plans to provide 323 million U.S. dollars in grants to Tajikistan from 2021-2023 to help address the country’s development needs.   In addition, 5.25 million U.S. dollars are planned Read More

Asian Development Bank, Tajikistan sign our grants for a total of US$237.5 million

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The US$105 million power sector development grant program will accelerate the implementation of ongoing energy sector reforms, enhance retail electricity metering and low- and medium-voltage distribution networks in seven cities, and promote gender equality in the power sector in Tajikistan.   The US$67.49 million road network sustainability grant project will rehabilitate two existing national road Read More

Germany extends coronavirus lockdown until February

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Deutsche Welle says the current lockdown regulations, including the closure of schools, will now be in place until at least January 31 and new rules have been introduced.   Hotspot travel ban: under new regulations, residents of areas deemed coronavirus hotspots will be restricted from traveling more than 15 kilometers from their town without a Read More

Resident of Kulob faces up to 12 years in prison for extortion

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According to the Interior Ministry’s press center, he extorted money from the father of a 24-year-old woman with whom he had an intimate relationship.   During six months, he reportedly extorted money from the woman’s farther, threatening to embarrass her.   The man reportedly received more than 13,500 somonis by blackmailing, but it was not Read More

Dushanbe declared as CIS Cultural Capital for 2021

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According to the CIS Executive Committee’s website, Dushanbe now has 37 hotels, 57 restaurants, 4 national tea houses, 32 entertaining centers, 25 markets and 91 shopping centers, 26 souvenir shops, 17 parks, 1 zoo, 5 reservoirs for recreation, 4 culture palaces, 7 theaters, 10 museums, 16 libraries, 306 medical facilities that serve hundreds of locals Read More