Afghan president scheduled to pay an official visit to Tajikistan next week

04/05/2016 11:46
Asia-Plus
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DUSHANBE, May 4, 2016, Asia-Plus – Afghan President Muhammad Ashraf Ghani is scheduled to pay an official visit to Tajikistan from May 10-11, according to the Tajik MFA information department.

It will be his first official visit to Tajikistan after he took office in October 2014.

While in Dushanbe, Muhammad Ashraf Ghani together with leaders of Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Pakistan will participate in foundation stone laying ceremony of CASA-1000 Project, envisaging transmission of surplus electric power available in summer months (May 1 to September 30) from Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan to Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Diplomatic relations between the Republic of Tajikistan and the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan were established on July 12, 1992, and Tajikistan opened its diplomatic mission in Kabul in 2001.

To-date, more than 70 agreements and other official documents have been signed between the two countries.    

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