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On July 18, 2016 the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan Muzaffar Huseinzoda received the Ambassadors Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Poland Mr. Piotr Iwaszkiewicz, the Bosnia and Herzegovina Mr. Kemal Muftic and the Republic of Chile Mr. Juan Eduardo Eguiguren on the occasion of presenting copies of their Credentials.
During the meetings the Tajik Deputy Foreign Minister congratulated the Ambassadors on their appointment and wished them every success in further strengthening and developing of bilateral relations with Tajikistan.
The parties also discussed a wide range of issues in the fields of political, economic, agricultural, health, tourism, cultural, humanitarian cooperation, and in the framework of international organizations. The common interest on further development of bilateral and mutually beneficial cooperation was assured.
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 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 organisations, academic and research communities, business executives and representatives of civil society groups..
The Symposium aims to:
- 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, sanitation and hygiene;
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.Read more...
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 measures to prevent and defeat violent extremism and terrorism. The efforts of the Government are aimed at the effective and timely prevention of these phenomena. Concurrently, security and stability in the country and harmony within the society remain our Government’s top priority.