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Tajikistan elected to become member of ECOSOC
Views: 43 | 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: 29 | 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: 107 | 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: 339 | 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: 289 | 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: 1171 | 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 »

Foreign Minister of Tajikistan participated at the OSCE Ministerial Council
Views: 1453 | Date: 08.12.2014

The Delegation of the Republic of Tajikistan headed by Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Sirojidin Aslov participated at the 21th meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, held on 4-5 December 2014 in Basel, Switzerland.

During the First Session of the Ministerial Council on 4 December 2014  Foreign Minister of Tajikistan has delivered his statement.

Following two working sessions, the number of final decisions and declarations were adopted at the 2014 OSCE Ministerial Council.

Participation at the meeting of OSCE Ministerial Council
Views: 2309 | Date: 09.12.2013
The Delegation of the Republic of Tajikistan headed by Deputy Foreign Minister Nizomiddin Zohidov participated at the 20th meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, held on 5-6 December 2013 in Kiev , Ukraine. December 5, during the OSCE Ministerial Council, the Head of the Tajik delegation met with the Deputy Permanent Secretary for Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand Narong Sasitorn, during the meeting they discussed issues of cooperation between the countries. At the same day N.Zohidov also met with Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Nisha Bisval. During the lengthy conversation the sides exchanged opinions on a wide range of issues of mutual interest. They also discussed the possibility of expanding cooperation in strengthening the borders, combating illicit trafficking of drugs, weapons and other challenges. On December 6, the Head of Delegation of Tajikistan met with the Special Representati... Read more »
Presenting of Credentials by Tajikistan Ambassador to the President of Austria
Views: 2287 | Date: 19.09.2013
On 17 September 2013 Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Tajikistan to the Republic of Austria Ismatullo Nasredinov presented his letters of credence to the Austrian Federal President Dr. Heinz Fischer.
After the ceremony of presenting credentials a meeting between Ambassador of Tajikistan and President Heinz Fischer has taken place. Political adviser to the Austrian Federal President, Director General and Secretary General of the Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs also participated in the meeting.
During substantial conversation the current status and perspectives of relations, political and social situation in the region and other issues were discussed.
During the meeting the Federal President of ... Read more »
Wreath-laying Ceremony in the Victory Park
Views: 2109 | Date: 10.05.2013

Today, a wreath-laying ceremony was held with the participation of the President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon at the Eternal Flame in the Victory Park of the capital on the occasion of the 68th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945.

In honor of the memory of the fallen in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945, among which over 100 thousand persons were sent from Tajikistan, wreaths were laid firstly by the President of the Republic of Tajikistan, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the country Emomali Rahmon.

Then, Majlisi milli and Majlisi namoyandagon of the Majlisi Oli of the Republic of Tajikistan, Government of Tajikistan, local executive body of state authority of Dushanbe city, Ministry of Defence and other military structures, veterans of war and labor and 201st military base of the Russian Federation ... Read more »

Meeting with the Prime Minister of the Republic of Estonia Andrus Ansip
Views: 2232 | Date: 07.05.2013

Today, the President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon received the Prime Minister of the Republic of Estonia Andrus Ansip. The issues of political, economic, trade, scientific, technical and cultural cooperation have been reviewed at the meeting. Both sides paid particular attention to the enhancement of economic, trade and investment cooperation, including with consideration of new opportunities for entering into the market of South Asia countries. The transit role of Estonia with its seaports has also been considered important. The development of interaction in the areas of hydropower, mining, light and food industries, as well as agriculture and tourism was defined as promising. Taking into account Tajikistan’s longest border with Afghanistan and its leading role in fight against threats of terrorism, extremism and illegal drug trafficking, much attention was focused on boosting multilateral coordinated efforts in this domain of cooperat... Read more »

Continuation of official visit of H.E. Emomali Rahmon, the President of Tajikistan to Brussels
Views: 2338 | Date: 15.04.2013

In the morning on 11 April in Brussels President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon met with European Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs.

During the constructive talk an exchange of views was held on the ways to support Tajikistan in the implementation of projects for enhancement of energy, transport and communication infrastructure, agriculture, mining and food industry, as well as education, healthcare, social protection.

Andris Piebalgs stressed the willingness and interest of the European Commission in support of Tajikistan due to its strategic position and key role in Central Asia, as well as stated that he will take efforts for implementation of agreements reached during the numerous top-level meetings between Tajikistan and the European Union on these days.

 The issues of cooperation in energy area were substantially discussed with Energy Charter Secretary General Urban Rusnak and at the Forum "New opportunities of investment ... Read more »

Countinuation of the President Emomali Rahmon's visit to Brussels
Views: 2075 | Date: 12.04.2013

On the second day of the official visit to Brussels, the President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon held a number of meetings.

 At the beginning of the meeting with the NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, the Head of Tajik state Emomali Rahmon expressed satisfaction with practical partnership with this organization in the framework of Partnership for Peace Programme and named the implementation of Individual Partnership Cooperation Programme between Tajikistan and NATO as an effective means of strengthening relations between the two sides.

Anders Fogh Rasmussen highly appreciated the role of Tajikistan in practical assistance to ISAF in Afghanistan and active facilitation of socio-economic revival of this country and named our country in this process as "a stable and reliable partner of NATO".

Anders Fogh Rasmussen also stated that "NATO will widely use today and after 2014 Tajikistan's opportunities in the path to assista... Read more »

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