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OSCE office in Tajikistan supports economic connectivity in Central Asia

DUSHANBE (TCA) — The OSCE Programme Office in Dushanbe contributed to the development of regional economic connectivity by supporting the annual International Economic Forum “Sughd-2018” which took place on 11 October 2018 in Khujand, northern Tajikistan. This year, the forum was dedicated to the ac

TIMES OF CENTRAL ASIA - 2018-10-18 06:19:00

What’s behind the slowing pace of poverty reduction in Tajikistan?

Tajikistan achieved high rates of economic growth during the 2000s (about 8% per year, on average), which doubled GDP per capita and helped reduce poverty by almost half between 1999 and 2009. But over the following decade, the rate of poverty reduction began to slow – between 2012 and 2017, poverty

WORLD BANK BLOGS - 2018-10-17 11:48:00

Tajikistan starts construction of new Parliament and Government buildings with China funding

President Rahmon told Li in their meeting that Tajikistan appreciates China's support and assistance to its economic and social development and is willing to enhance cooperation with China in areas of transportation, agriculture, energy, and infrastructure construction.


Light earthquake 4.2 mag, 92 km SW of Karakul, Tajikistan

A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 92 km SW of Karakul, Tajikistan (57 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 72.8052 East, latitude 38.4053 North, depth = 58.28 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 58.28 km (36 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/10/


Submission on Tajikistan to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women

This submission is based on Human Rights Watch research into the Tajik government’s response to domestic violence. Human Rights Watch conducted interviews with survivors of domestic violence, service providers, police, women’s rights activists, government agencies, doctors, psychologists, and intern


Kyrgyzstan climbs to 97, Tajikistan drops to 102 in 2018 Global Competitiveness Index

AKIPRESS.COM- The changing nature of economic competitiveness in a world that is becoming increasingly transformed by new, digital technologies is creating a new set of challenges for governments and businesses, which collectively run the risk of having a negative impact on future growth and product

AKIPRESS.COM - 2018-10-17 10:16:00

Rahmon offers Li Keqiang to set up commission for Tajikistan’s hydropower resources development

The sides exchanged views regarding bilateral trade, promotion of major economic and social projects, attraction of Chinese investments in mining, transport, energy, agricultural sectors.


Tajikistan: US donates 140,000 children’s books for Tajik school students

HISSOR, Tajikistan (TCA) — Chargé d’Affaires of the U.S. Embassy to Tajikistan Kevin Covert on October 12 joined Tajik Deputy Minister of Education and Sciences Fatkhiddin Usmonzoda, local authorities, education officials, teachers and students to continue a large-scale book donation campaign as par


The Committee of Emergency Situations and Civil Defense under the Government of Tajikistan and United Nations Development Programme in Tajikistan raise awareness on reducing disaster economic losses and risks | UNDP in Tajikistan

15 October 2018, Dushanbe –Within 2017, 720 cases of avalanches, 41 mudflow and 23 landslides have been registered in Tajikistan, the Committee of Emergency Situation under the Government of Tajikistan (CoES) reports during an interview organized by the UNDP Disaster Risk Management Programme to mar


Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Murghob in Tajikistan

A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 135 km E of Murghob, Tajikistan (84 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:12:56 / 10:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact loc


Howard County Arts Council Announces Two New Exhibits

On November 2, 2018, the Howard County Arts Council (HCAC) opens two new exhibits at the Howard County Center for the Arts:Art Maryland 2018andDirector's Choice.

PATCH - 2018-10-17 17:17:07

Murghab in the Pamir Mountains - Tajikistan - Travel Video Blog

Dieser Beitrag in:DeutschWhen we arrive in Murghab, the Horse Festival is in full swing or better said already over for the first day. But we learn that the next day the disciplines are identical so that we haven’t missed anything.Many people sit or walk around with their children and are happy abou


Scientists discovered in Tajikistan, amazing ancient Buddhist temple

Tajik archaeologists in the small town of Fakhrobod, which is located in Khuroson district Khatlon province, have discovered an ancient underground Buddhist temple. This was announced by Director of the national Museum of antiquities of Tajikistan Saidmurod of Bobomulloyev, writes UNIAN.


Dushanbe hosts days of culture of Turkmenistan

The Ministers of Culture of the two countries, mayors and representatives of Dushanbe city administration, Turkmen Embassy staff in Tajikistan, as well as art and media representatives have attended the opening ceremony.

AKIPRESS.COM - 2018-10-16 15:44:00

The Bikepacking Journal Issue 01 - BIKEPACKING.com

The inaugural issue ofThe Bikepacking Journalis bursting with over a dozen pedal-powered stories and essays that span 148 colorful pages. From remote fjords in Greenland, to muddy passes in the Andes Mountains, to dusty roads in South Africa, we’ve searched the globe for the best writing and most be

BIKEPACKING.COM - 2018-10-16 10:09:53

OSCE Organization for Security and operation : The OSCE Programme Office in Dushanbe highlights its support for business development in the regions of Tajikistan at international entrepreneurship forum

On 15 October over 2,000 participants from 21 countries gathered at the fourth annual International Entrepreneurship Forum in Dushanbe. High-level government officials, financial institutions, businesses, diplomats and representatives of international organizations discussed the development of entre

MARKETSCREENER.COM - 2018-10-18 07:08:07

Sushma Swaraj Greeted in Sanskrit in Tajikistan

DUSHANBE(Tajikistan): India’s Minister of External Affairs (MEA) Sushma Swaraj, who is visiting Tajikistan’s capital to attend a two-day conclave of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)’s Council of Heads of Government, was greeted in a ‘Sanskrit’ message during her welcome in a community eve


ABB Wins $330 Million Deal To Supply HVDC Converters For New Hydro In Tajikistan | CleanTechnica

The new HVDC converters enable power to be moved from lucrative generation sources in remote areas of Tajikistan and the Kyrgyz Republic into dense population centers in Pakistan where the power is needed, some 800 kilometers away. The new infrastructure is a part of the Central and South Asia power


In rural India, birth control and family planning are the mother-in-law’s purview

In Jharkhand, in eastern India, the land is rich but the people are poor. It’s the second most resource-rich state in the country, but 39% of the population lives below the poverty line. In the capital, Ranchi, luxury hotels and retail shops crowd the main roads. Businesspeople travel to the city to


Premier Li begins first official visit to Tajikistan

This is Li's first visit to Tajikistan. He was welcomed by senior Tajik government officials, including Prime Minister Kokhir Rasulzoda, at Dushanbe's international airport.