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One dies in GBAO’s Roshtqala district after slipping on an icy mountain path

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Heavy snowfall and freezing temperatures in mountainous areas have increased the risk of avalanches and rockfalls as well icing of highways, pedestrian roads and mountain paths.   According to data from the Emergencies Committee under the Government of Tajikistan, a man died in Roshtqala district of the Gorno Badakhshan Autonomous Region (GBAO) on January 23 Read More

Tajikistan capital to celebrate Sada festival on January 29

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This year, Sada festival will be celebrated in Dushanbe on January 29. As usual, the main events dedicated to this festival will take place in the Firdavsi Park (formerly Peoples’ Friendship Park), according to the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA).   Fairs of agricultural goods, handicrafts and agricultural machines will be organized in Dushanbe on the Read More

Chief accountant of Kulob culture department suspected of embezzling over 200,000 somonis

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The press center of the Agency for State Financial Control and Combating Corruption says the chief accountant of the Kulob culture department Abdulhamid Sharipov is suspected of misappropriation and embezzlement.   By forging documents Sharipov has reportedly transferred a total of about 210,000 somonis to his bank card.   Criminal proceedings have been instituted against Read More

Why is the price of onions going up in Tajikistan?

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An average price for one kilogram of onions at Dushanbe’s bazaars has increased from 2.50 somonis in January 2022 to 7.50 somonis. Experts say prices can be brought down only by a new crop, which will be available in three months.   According to data from the Agency for Statistics under the President of Tajikistan, Read More

Tajikistan plays important role in the Central Asian energy trade

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A report by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) says cross-Border Infrastructure Tajikistan plays an important role in the Central Asian energy trade, as it is interconnected with all neighboring countries.   CAREC Energy Outlook 2030, which comprehensively analyzes options for future energy market development in CAREC countries and is one of the flagship projects under Read More

Chairperson of Rasht district and head of Rasht head’s office detained on suspicion of corruption

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Chairperson of Rasht district Rahimjon Nabizoda (Muqimi) and head of Rasht chairperson’s office Kholmuhammad Ortiqov have been detained by anticorruption officers on suspicion of being involved in corruption. They are suspected of illegal allotment of lands to entrepreneurs.   Radio Liberty’s Tajik Service, known locally as Radio Ozodi, citing its source, says Nabizoda and Ortiqov Read More

Contrary to president’s decree electricity supplies in rural areas are restricted again

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Residential customers in rural areas complain that contrary to president’s decree electricity supplies are restricted again.   Recall, Tajikistan’s power utility company Barqi Tojik has said households in rural areas will receive uninterrupted supplies of electricity starting from January 11. At the same time, Barqi Tojik pleaded with the public to avoid excessive use so Read More

Tajikistan Creates Federation of National Sports Games

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The Federation of National Sports Games created in Tajikistan. The related decree was made on January 19 during the general meeting of the Federation of National Sports Games. The purpose of its creation is the revival and development of national sports games, educating the younger generation in the spirit of respect and reverence for national Read More

Sada Holiday Will Be Celebrated in Dushanbe in Late January

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On January 29, Dushanbe’s Abulkosim Firdavsi Culture and Leisure Park will host the Sada holiday celebrations with an exhibition of seedlings and seeds of agricultural crops. A bonfire a symbol of Sada will also be lit in the park. At the holiday, rural workers of cities and districts will demonstrate working agricultural tools, varieties of Read More

Tajik and Uzbek FMs Discuss Cooperation within International and Regional Organizations

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On January 23, in Tashkent, the Minister of Foreign Affairs Sirojiddin Muhriddin met with the Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan Bakhtiyor Saidov. The meeting focused on topical issues of the Tajik-Uzbek relations of strategic partnership and alliance. The ministers also discussed interaction between the two countries within the framework of international and regional Read More