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Liquefied natural gas prices rise in Tajikistan

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Over the past two days, the price for one liter of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in Dushanbe has risen from 6.20 somonis on November 1 to 7.20 somonis on November 3 (16.13-percent increase), with similar price rises in other parts of the country.   Source: Asia-Plus Read More

Fertilizer plant introduced into operation in Khatlon’s Yovon district

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As part of his working visit to the southern Khatlon province, President Emomali Rahmon yesterday visited Yovon district, where he attended an official opening ceremony of the enterprises for the production of nitrogen and phosphate fertilizers built there by TALCO Chemical LLC, according to the Tajik president’s official website.   The production capacity of the Read More

Jailed blogger’s wife asks the president to assist in releasing her husband from prison

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The wife of Daler Imomali, a noted Tajik blogger who was sentenced to 10 years in prison last month, has wrote a letter to President Emomali Rahmon asking for assistance in the release of her husband from prison.   The woman, in particular, says in a letter, a copy of which is at the disposal Read More

Prosecutor asks for 7½ year sentence for independent journalist

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A prosecutor in the trial of independent journalist Zavqibek Saidamini on November 3 asked a court in Dushanbe’s Ismoili Somoni court to sentence Saidamini to a 7½ year prison term.   Saidamini himself pleaded not guilty during his last statement.   A verdict is expected today or within the next few days.   The trial Read More

The second season of “Voices from the Roof of the World” documentary series to be launched on Nov 6

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The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) notes that alarms are ringing throughout the world: the most ruinous floods in Pakistan’s history, the worst drought in a generation in East Africa, Everest base camp turned from a frigid outpost to a lakeside camp. These are all signs that climate change is accelerating while most countries are Read More

Jarteppa crossing point on the Uzbekistan-Tajikistan border to be temporarily closed

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Citing the Customs Department of Samarkand region, Uzbek media reports say a temporary restriction will be imposed on movement and vehicles and citizens via the Jarteppa Border Crossing Point (BCP) on the Uzbekistan-Tajikistan border, which is expected to be overhauled soon.   Kun.uz reports that the border crossing point will be temporarily closed for proceeding Read More

Ukrainian blogger insists that Iranian-designed drones produced in Tajikistan being used in war in Ukraine

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Ukrainian blogger Dmitry Gordon keeps claiming that Iran-designed drones produced in Tajikistan are being used by Russia in the war in Ukraine. He appealed to the international community to investigate production of drones in Tajikistan. The Tajik authorities have denied the fact of production of drones in Tajikistan.   Gordon on October 31 stated in Read More

Tajikistan and Germany Discuss Cooperation

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On November 1, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Sharaf Sheralizoda received the Ambassador of Germany to Tajikistan Andreas Prothmann. The meeting focused on issues of cooperation between the two countries in the political, trade, economic, environmental and other fields.   Source: National information agency of Tajikistan Read More

Tajikistan and Switzerland Discuss Banking Systems Cooperation

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In order to expand bilateral cooperation and further improve the development of the country’s banking system, on October 31, Chairman of the National Bank of Tajikistan Hokim Kholikzoda met with a delegation of the Swiss National Bank headed by the head of the alternative member of the bank’s board Attilio Zanetti. Kholikzoda provided the necessary Read More