Tajikistan-Saudi Arabia: new stage of tourism cooperation

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DUSHANBE, The Chairman of Tourism Development of Tajikistan Numon Abdughafforzoda met here yesterday with the President of Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage, Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz in Riyadh.

According to the SPA News Agency, during the meeting, they discussed aspects of cooperation in the field of tourism and heritage between the Kingdom and Tajikistan means of enhancing them and the signing of a memorandum of understanding in the field of tourism.

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has a special position in the Tajik foreign policy in the Arab World.

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia recognized the independence of the Republic of Tajikistan on January 11, 1992 and diplomatic relations between two countries were established on February 22, 1992.

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is the first Arab country that opened its diplomatic mission in Tajikistan on January 2010 as a follow up to the Tajik Embassy inauguration in Saudi Arabia in 2008.

Bilateral relations between Tajikistan and Saudi Arabia gradually started to have firm foundation for quality improvement. In order to establish cooperation between the public sectors in the economy sphere of Tajikistan and Saudi Arabia, the joint intergovernmental commission of the Republic of Tajikistan and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on trade- economic and scientific -technical cooperation began to operate. Tajik and Saudi Arabian entrepreneur's Council is another tool for the development of cooperation between the private sectors of the two countries.

Source: National information agency of Tajikistan