Tajikistan News Gazette

News From Tajikistan

Day: May 12, 2022


The United States and Russia to finance construction of frontier posts along Tajik-Afghan border

Speaking at a press conference in Dushanbe, U.S. Ambassador to Tajikistan, Mr. John Mark Pommersheim, stated on May 10 that the United States will construct a frontier post along the Tajik-Afghan border as well as border detachment facility for 900 ser…


Speaker of Tajikistan’s upper house of parliament meets his Turkmen counterpart in Ashgabat

Majlisi Milli’s press center says Rustam Emomali conveyed to Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow “brotherly greetings and best wishes of Tajik President Emomali Rahmon.” The parties reportedly discussed prospects of inter-parliamentary cooperation between Taji…


Tajik foreign minister meets CIS executive secretary in Dushanbe to discuss cooperation

According to the Tajik MFA information department, the parties discussed issues related to political, economic, cultural and humanitarian cooperation within the framework of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) CIS Executive Secretary reportedl…

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Tajik capital hosts CIS foreign ministers’ meeting

Russian news agency TASS says top Russian diplomat Sergei Lavrov arrived in Dushanbe Wednesday for participation in the CIS foreign ministers’ meeting.The Russian foreign minister reportedly arrived in Dushanbe from Muscat, where he had been on a worki…

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Climate change a major factor contributing to the world’s worsening refugee crisis

Press release issued by the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) on May 9 says Mr. Grandi last month addressed government officials and diplomats at a reception hosted in his honor at the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat in Ottawa.The main purpose of th…

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Moderate tremor could be felt in Dushanbe Thursday afternoon

The tremor could be felt in the Khatlon province as well. Citing the Geophysics Service of the National Academy of Sciences, the Emergencies Committee says the quake occurred in Uzbek territory 172 kilometers southwest of Dushanbe and 149 kilometers no…


Shoira Zulkainarova Starts World Boxing Championship with a Victory

Tajik boxer Shoira Zulkainarova defeated her Kuwaiti rival Almutari Noura with a score of 5-0 on the 3rd day of the World Boxing Championship, reports the Boxing Federation of Tajikistan.Zulkainarova yesterday at the World Boxing Championship in Turkey…


Continuation of the Official Visit of Rustam Emomali to Turkmenistan

Yesterday as part of his official visit to Turkmenistan, the Speaker of the National Assembly, Chairman of Dushanbe Rustam Emomali and his accompanying delegation visited the Mosque of Turkmenbashi Rukhy of Kipchak in Ashgabat.Rustam Emomali laid a wre…


Delegation of Egyptian Entrepreneurs and Investors Arrives in Tajikistan

As part of the expansion of trade and economic cooperation between Tajikistan and Egypt, a delegation of Egyptian entrepreneurs and investors arrived in Dushanbe, reports the State Committee for Investments and State Property Management of Tajikistan.B…