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World Bank official stresses the importance of Nurek hydropower plant for the Central Asian region

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Speaking at the official ceremony of putting the modernized generating unit 1 unit of the Nurek hydroelectric power plant (HPP) — the main asset of Tajikistan’s energy system – into operation, Mr. Antonio Nunez, Program Leader for Infrastructure, World Bank Office in Central Asia, stated on October 24 that once rehabilitated, the Nurek HPP will Read More

Internet disruption occurs in Kyrgyz capital. Did it have impact on Internet in Tajikistan?

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Officials at Aknet, a major telecommunications provider in Kyrgyzstan, yesterday reported technical issues that prompted internet access disruption in Bishkek. Unconfirmed reports suggested internet access disruptions might also be occurring in elsewhere in the country.   Kyrgyzstan’s mobile operator MegaCom noted yesterday that it resolved the technical problem.   As far as Internet in Tajikistan Read More

WFP Tajikistan Country Brief, September 2022

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In Numbers 455,372 people assisted 909.6 mt of food assistance distributed US$5,941 cash-based transfers made US$ 7.6 million six-month net funding requirements (October 2022 – March 2023) Operational Updates Capacity Strengthening on Wheat Flour Fortification WFP, in partnership with the Government of Tajikistan, conducted a four-day study tour to Uzbekistan to learn about the implementation Read More

Residents of Dushanbe can watch the solar eclipse today afternoon

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“The initial phase of the eclipse falls on 3:23 pm local times and its final phase falls on 5:30 pm local time,” Ms. Gulchehra Qohirova, Director of the Institute of Astrophysics of the National Academy of Sciences of Tajikistan, told Asia-Plus in an interview.   “The maximum phase will be at 4:09 pm and its Read More

Tajik craftsman receives diploma and award of the International Festival of Traditional Textile “Atlas Bayrami”

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Delegations from more than 20 countries of the world participated in the Festival, which was reportedly organized by the Governor’s Office of the Ferghana Province and the Municipality of the City of Margilan in close cooperation with the National Commission of Uzbekistan for UNESCO, the Ministry of Tourism and Cultural Heritage Culture of Uzbekistan, the Read More

Meeting with the Head of the EU Delegation to Tajikistan

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On 25 October 2022, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Sharaf Sheralizoda received Head of the Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Tajikistan, Mr. Raimundas Karoblis. The sides discussed current issues and prospects for development of bilateral cooperation between Tajikistan and the European Union as well as other issues of mutual interest. Read More

Rishi Sunak becomes the next UK prime minister after months of turbulence

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Media reports say one of the wealthiest politicians in Westminster, Sunak, 42, becomes the country’s youngest leader in modern times.   Reuters notes that elected for the first time to parliament in 2015, Rishi Sunak became Britain’s youngest prime minister in more than 200 years on October 24, tasked with steering the country through an Read More

‘Game changer’ ideas on water and sustainability, centre-stage ahead of major water conference

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Some 1,200 scientists, representatives of the private sector and civil society met at UN Headquarters in New York on Monday to discuss potentially game-changing ideas related to water and sustainability. The results emerging from roundtables on governance, capacity development, data and information, innovation and financing, will be shared with national representatives on Tuesday, at a Read More

Participation in the 15th Session of Foreign Ministers of theCooperation Forum “Central Asia – Republic of Korea”

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On October 25th, 2022, the 15th Session of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Cooperation Forum “Central Asia – the Republic of Korea” was held in Busan city, which was attended by the delegation of the Republic of Tajikistan headed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sirojiddin Muhriddin. During his speech, the head of the Read More

Meeting of Foreign Ministers of Tajikistan and Korea

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On October 25th, 2022, in Busan, within the working visit, a meeting was held between the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan, Sirojiddin Muhriddin with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea, Park Jin. During the meeting, issues related to the expansion of bilateral relations in various fields, as Read More