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Tajkistan / Economy / ADB, Tajikistan sign US$93 million grants to strengthen economic resilience and improve road in Khatlon

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The Government of Tajikistan and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have signed two grants for a total of 93.2 million US dollars to help Tajikistan mitigate the adverse economic and social impacts of the Russia-Ukraine conflict, and rehabilitate a road from Oqmazor to Bokhtar in the Khatlon province.   Press release issued by the ADB Read More

Tajik president, Germany’s federal chancellor meet in Egypt to discuss cooperation

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On Monday November 7, Tajik President Emomali Rahmon met in Sharm al-Sheikh with the Federal Chancellor of Germany Olaf Scholz on the sidelines of COP27, according to the Tajik president’s official website.   In the course of the talks, the parties reportedly discussed issues related to prospects of cooperation Tajikistan and Germany.   Rahmon expressed Read More

OSCE RFoM calls on Tajik authorities to release all imprisoned journalists

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The OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media (RFoM) Teresa Ribeiro has called on the Tajik authorities too release all imprisoned journalists   Ms. Ribeiro, in particular, noted in her message on Telegram that the 7-year prison sentence to journalist Zavqibek Saidamini in Tajikistan is yet another blow to media freedom in the country.   Read More

Rahmon speaks about Tajikistan’s climate change initiatives

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In a statement delivered at the Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Sharm al-Sheikh, Egypt, Tajik President yesterday noted that Tajikistan plans to increase its share in the implementation of the Zero Emission Strategy by 2050 through development of “green energy”, according to the Tajik president’s official Read More

Tajikistan Water Pavilion officially opens on the sidelines of the 27th annual UN meeting on climate in Egypt

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The Climate Implementation Summit on November 7-8 opens the 27th United Nations climate change conference (COP27) in Sharm al-Sheikh, Egypt, which will last until November 18.   The conference has brought together the parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). These include the EU and all EU member states.   The conferences Read More