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New electronic system of visa processing and issuance
Views: 116 | Date: 21.12.2016

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan informs that a new electronic system of visa processing and issuance for foreign nationals and stateless persons will be introduced in diplomatic missions and consular offices of the Republic of Tajikistan and the Main Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan on 1 January 2017.

The new system’s objective is to simplify the Tajik visa processing procedures and it is another step in introduction of electronic public services.

Now foreign nationals and stateless persons need to submit the necessary documents to obtain a Tajik visa in the diplomatic missions and consulates of the Republic of Tajikistan and to extend their visas in the Main Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan at www.visa.gov.tj. Depending on the results of ... Read more »

Participation of the Minister of Foreign Affairs in the 23rd OSCE Ministerial Council Meeting
Views: 90 | Date: 12.12.2016

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan Mr. Sirodjidin Aslov has participated and made a statement at the plenary session of the 23rd    OSCE Ministerial Council Meeting started on 8 December 2016 in Hamburg, Germany.

In his statement Minister Aslov has highlighted the position of Tajikistan on key issues of the OSCE Agenda, including the issues of reforming process in the Organization, urgency of taking joint efforts by the OSCE participating states on combating terrorism, illegal trafficking of drugs and weapons, as well as strengthening security in Afghanistan.

Tajik Foreign Minister has drawn the attention of the heads of delegations of the OSCE participating States to existence of double standards in the organization's approach and some of its countries’ attitude, unacceptability of participation of criminal individuals and groups ... Read more »

Meeting with the President of Hungary Janos Ader
Views: 108 | Date: 12.12.2016

On November 29, in Budapest, the Founder of Peace and National Unity - Leader of the Nation, President of the Republic of Tajikistan, His Excellency Emomali Rahmon met with the President of Hungary Janos Ader in the sidelines of the Budapest Water Summit 2016.

President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon pointed out that "Announcing our next initiative on a new International Decade for Action under the motto ‘Water for Sustainable Development” would contribute to the achievement of SDGs", and expressed confidence that Hungary, in the spirit of kind traditions of partnership and as an active member of the High-level Panel on Water Issues, will support this initiative

The sides discussed the issues of strengthening the long-term and mutually beneficial interstate cooperation.

It was stressed that the legal foundation of bilateral relationships between Tajikistan and Hungary consist of 7 documents of co ... Read more »

Participation in the Budapest Water Summit
Views: 87 | Date: 12.12.2016

On November 28, 2016, the Founder of Peace and National Unity - Leader of the Nation, President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon as the head of leading pioneer state in water-related international issues attended and spoke at the Budapest Water Summit.

The work of this important water forum was also attended by the Hungarian President Janos Ader, President of Mauritius, co-chair of the High-level Panel on Water Issues, Ms. Amina Gurib Fakim, Prime Minister of the People's Republic of Bangladesh, Shaikh Hasina, President of the UN General Assembly, Peter Thomson, and Executive Director and Financial Manager of the World Bank Joaquim Levy. Budapest Water Summit started with an opening speech by the President of Hungary Janos Ader and video message of the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Then, the President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon delivered a speech before the participant ... Read more »

Interview of the Minister of Foregn Affairs of Tajikistan to Jumhuriyat newspaper
Views: 396 | Date: 06.08.2016

Exclusive interview of Dodojon Ruziev, Head of Jumhuriyat newspaper’s Legal Department with Sirojidin Aslov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan


- Dear Mr. Aslov, it is obvious that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has a leading position and plays a key role in implementation of independent Tajikistan’s foreign policy. Nowadays, we are on the eve of celebration of our State Independence. What are the achievements of our foreign policy?

- Tajikistan’s foreign policy is the product of independence period in its full sense, the founder and designer of which is the Founder of Peace and National Unity, Leader of Nation, President of the Republic of Tajikistan, His Excellency Emomali Rahmon. Establishment of relations with the foreign world and introduction of Tajikistan as an independent country in international arena was one of the most important a ... Read more »

International Symposium “Ensuring that no one is left behind in access to water and sanitation”
Views: 409 | Date: 29.07.2016

A High-level Symposium on “Sustainable development goals (SDG) 6 and Targets: Ensuring that No One is Left Behind in Access to Water and Sanitation“, co-organized by the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan and the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA) to be held on 9-11 August 2016 in Dushanbe.

The meeting will bring together government officials, policy-makers in water resources management, experts from international organizations, academic and research communities, business executives, and representatives of civil society groups. Approximately four hundred participants are expected to attend, two hundred of which will be foreign participants.

During the Symposium the following issues would be discussed:

  • strengthen capacities of national and local governments to promote integrated water resource management;
  • share knowledge and experience in innovative practices in improving access to water, sanit ... Read more »
The High-Level Symposium on SDG 6 and Targets: Ensuring that no one is left behind in access to water and sanitation
Views: 898 | Date: 28.06.2016

PRESS RELEASE

The High-Level Symposium on SDG 6 and Targets: Ensuring that no one is left behind in access to water and sanitation organized by the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan in cooperation with UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA) is scheduled to be held on 9-11 August 2016 in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.

          The meeting will bring together government officials and policy-makers in water resources management, experts from international organizations, academic and research communities, business executives and representatives of civil society groups.

The Symposium aims to:

  • Strengthening capacities of national and local governments to promote integrated water resource management;
  • Share kn ... Read more »
Tajikistan elected to become member of ECOSOC
Views: 592 | Date: 16.06.2016

On 14 June 2016, the General Assembly has elected 18 members of the United Nations Economic and Social Council for the term 2017-2018. Of 185 UN Member States present during the voting our country has managed to get 183 votes from Asia Pacific Group followed by CHINA (182), UAE (180), and Republic of Korea (179).

Along with the candidacy of Tajikistan from the Group of Asia and Pacific States, China (182), United Arab Emirates (180) and the Republic of Korea (179) were elected for the membership of ECOSOC.

Among the other regional groups in the membership of ECOSOC were also elected Azerbaijan (176), the Russian Federation (169), United Kingdom (172) Norway (177), Venezuela (177), and other countries.

The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) is the United Nations’ central platform for reflection, debate, and innovative thinking on sustaina ... Read more »

High-Level Experts Meeting on Finding Development Solutions to Preventing Violent Extremism
Views: 436 | Date: 16.06.2016

On June 13, 2016 Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan Sirodjidin Aslov made a statement at the High-Level Experts Meeting on Finding Solutions to Preventing Violent Extremism held in "Kohi Navruz", Dushanbe, Tajikistan.

Minister in his statement emphasized that at present violent extremism, as a multifaceted negative phenomenon, has been gaining more cross-border nature and spread of radicalization ideas also have had socio-economic and ideological prerequisites promoting susceptibility of the individual segments of population to extremist ideas and slogans.

Having touched upon the cooperation on this issue, Sirodjidin Aslov pointed out that the inefficient regional and international cooperation in this field can contribute to strengthening of the processes of radicalization and extremism. In its turn, the Republic of Tajikistan in accordance with its international commitments takes necessary measu ... Read more »

Electronic Visa Application System
Views: 688 | Date: 08.06.2016

On June 1 2016 the new portal for issuance of electronic visas “e-Visa”, (https://www.evisa.tj) which enables foreign citizens willing to enter the country with tourist or business visas to complete the electronic application and receive the electronic visa without visiting consulate representatives of Tajikistan abroad, commences its operation.

The electronic visa system «e-Visa» will allow foreign citizens to receive Tajikistan visa online, relieving them from necessity to stand in queues in Tajikistan consulates or at the border. The new system is designed to facilitate the process of obtaining a visa to Tajikistan by foreign citizens, increase the number of tourists visiting Tajikistan, as well as to simplify visa procedures for businessmen. We also want to save time and relieve the personnel involved in the process of issuing visas.   ... Read more »

Address by the Leader of Nation, His Excellency Emomali Rahmon, President of the Republic of Tajikistan
Views: 772 | Date: 28.01.2016

On 20 January 2016 Leader of Nation, His Excellency Emomali Rahmon, President of the Republic of Tajikistan has addressed Majlisi Oli (Parliament) of the Republic of Tajikistan.

The full version of the address can be found at http://president.tj/en/node/10608

Participation of the Minister of Foreign Affairs in the 22nd OSCE Ministerial Council Meeting
Views: 618 | Date: 28.01.2016

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan Sirodjidin Aslov has participated and made a statement at the plenary session of the 22nd OSCE Ministerial Council Meeting started on 3 December 2015 in Belgrade, Serbia.

In his statement Minister Aslov has highlighted the position of Tajikistan on key issues of the OSCE Agenda, including the role of the OSCE in resolution of the Ukrainian crisis, reforming process in the Organization, urgency of taking joint efforts by the OSCE participating states on combating terrorism, illegal trafficking of drugs, weapons and people, strengthening security in Afghanistan, as well as promotion of equal dialogue among the OSCE participating states.

OSCE Informal High-Level Meeting in Helsinki
Views: 1543 | Date: 20.07.2015

On July 10, 2015 the OSCE Informal High-Level Meeting was held in Helsinki Fiinland to mark 40th anniversary of Helsinki Final Act. Tajikistan was represented at this event by Permanent Representative to the OSCE and other International organizations in Vienna Mr. Ismatullo Nasredinov.

This event was initiated by Serbia as OSCE Chair in 2015 and hosted by Finland. Representatives of OSCE participating states and partners for co-operation took part at this metting.  

Informal high level meeting was held in the “Finland hall" where original signing of Helsinki Final Act took place in 1975.

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Finland Mr. Timo Soini, First Deputy Prime Ministe, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia and OSCE Chairperson n Office Mr. Ivica Dacic, OSCE Secretary General Lamberto Zannier, Swiss Foreign Minister Mr.Didier Burkhalter, Special Representative of the Federal Government for Germany’s OS ... Read more »