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ADB Approves Additional US$2.5 Million Grant to Tajikistan for COVID-19 Response

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved an additional US$2.5 million grant to Tajikistan from its Asia Pacific Disaster Response Fund (APDRF) to further support the government’s emergency response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, according to the ADB Tajikistan Resident Mission (TJRM).   “ADB is fully committed to helping Tajikistan minimize health and economic Read More

One killed, one another injured in Dushanbe crane collapse

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One person was killed and at least one another injured on August 8 as a crane collapsed at a construction site in Dushanbe’s Ismoili Somoni district.   According to the Emergencies Committee under the Government of Tajikistan, the accident took place in the evening on the Suhrob Street near Mehrgon bazaar.   “A 35-meter crane Read More

Rahmon congratulates Lukashenko on his reelection as Belarusian president

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Tajik President Emomali Rahmon on Monday sent a congratulatory message to Alexander Lukashenko on his re-election as Belarusian president.   In the message, Rahmon extended warm congratulations and best wishes to President Lukashenko on his re-election.   Tajik leader called Lukashenko’s victory a sign of public recognition of his enormous contribution to development and strengthening Read More

Suicide Bombing on Somalia Military Base Kills Nine

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At least nine people were killed and nearly 20 others injured Saturday in a car bomb blast at the front gate of a Somali military base in Mogadishu, witnesses and security officials said. Government security officials contacted by VOA have confirmed that eight of those killed were government soldiers and other casualties included members of Read More

Mauritius Scrambles to Counter Oil Spill From Grounded Ship

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JOHANNESBURG – Anxious residents of the Indian Ocean island nation of Mauritius stuffed fabric sacks with sugar cane leaves Saturday to create makeshift oil spill barriers as tons of fuel leaking from a grounded ship put endangered wildlife in further peril. The government has declared an environmental emergency and France said it was sending help Read More

Deputy PM Ismatullozoda Travels to Various Cities and District to Examine Healthcare Sector

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DUSHANBE,  Yesterday, per President Emomali Rahmon’s instructions and the corresponding decision of the Republican COVID-19 Prevention Commission, Deputy Prime Minister Shirin Ismatullozoda began her working trip to several cities and districts in order to examine the health and social protection of the population sector, as well as analyze the real state of prevention and treatment Read More

Minister of Culture Will Examine Preparations for Sarazm’s 5500th Anniversary

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DUSHANBE,  Today, the Minister of Culture Zulfiya Davlatzoda will visit the mausoleum of Rudaki and ancient Sarazm in Panjikent, where she will get acquainted with the preparations for Sarazm’s 5500th anniversary celebration. Yesterday, while on her trip to Sughd, Davlatzoda was familiarized with the construction of the Palace of Culture in Mastchoh, which is set Read More