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Deputy leader of SDPT faces extremism charges

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Extremism charges are filed against the deputy leader of the Social-Democratic Party of Tajikistan (SDPT), Mahmourod Odinayev.   A prosecutor-office in the city of Hisor has filed extremism charges against Mahmourod Odinayev, who was detained in Dushanbe on December 5 on suspicion of hooliganism.   According to SDPT leader Rahmatillo Zoyirov, new charges were filed Read More

PamirEnergy announces tender

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Construction of Sebzor Hydropower Project (Строительство Себзорской ГЭС)   Bau Sebzor Hydropower Project – Tadschikistan   Veröffentlichung auf der GTAI-Webseite   Veröffentlichung 12.01.2021   Deutsche Zusammenfassung:   Ausschreibung der Bau- und Lieferleistungen für die Bau- und Stahlwasserbauarbeiten des Wasserkraftprojekts Sebzor (11 MW) in Tadschikistan.   In 20 km südöstlich von Khoron town soll das Wasserkraftproject Read More

New ADB director for Central and West Asia appointed

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has appointed Eugene Zhukov as Director General of its Central and West Asia Regional Department, says a press release issued by ADB on January 15.   As Director General, Mr. Zhukov will lead ADB’s engagement with 10 countries in the region: Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Pakistan, Read More

Saudi Arabia reportedly suspends Umrah pilgrimage until March 31, 2021

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Saudi Arabia has reportedly suspended Umrah pilgrimage until March 31, 2021 over fears that a British strain of coronavirus could spread to Islam’s holiest cities.   Citing Saudi Interior Ministry, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on January 8 that citizens of Saudi Arabia will be allowed to travel internationally, and return, from March 31 Read More

Dushanbe and Tashkent reach agreement on resumption of bilateral regular air flights

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Tajikistan and Uzbekistan have reached an agreement on resumption of bilateral regular air flights between their capitals.   The regular flights between Dushanbe and Tashkent will begin next week, according to the Civil Aviation Agency under the Government of Tajikistan.   “In connection with improvement of the coronavirus situation in both countries and based on Read More

Tourist inflow to Tajikistan reportedly falls 72.2 percent

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The Agency or Statistics under the President of Tajikistan (Agency) says more than 410,000 foreign nationals visited Tajikistan last year, which is 909,000 people fewer than in 2019.   The Agency notes that in accordance with the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) methodology, more than 350,000 of those foreign nationals are estimated as tourists. Compared Read More

Emergency response to COVID-19 in Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region (GBAO)

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The rehabilitation of two summer camps in the villages of Barrushan and Anjin in the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region (GBAO) serving as a potential quarantine or treatment center, were successfully completed by the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH).   Thanks to the funding from the Government of Switzerland, these summer camps were reconstructed in collaboration Read More