Tajikistan Newswire (Page 4)

Tajikistan Newswire (Page 4)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Tajikistan. (Page 4)

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  1. China-led development bank starts with $509M in loans for 4 projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    A new Chinese-led international development bank announced its first four loans Saturday, pledging to lend $509 million for projects to spread electric power in rural Bangladesh, upgrade living conditions in slums in Indonesia, and improve roads in Pakistan and Tajikistan. At the first of the annual general meetings of the institution, the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, the bank's president, Jin Liqun, said the projects were financially sound and environmentally friendly.

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  2. 13:10 Road project in Tajikistan becomes first joint EBRD-AIIB investmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 | AkiPress

    The two banks will commit a total of US$ 55 million to the upgrade of a key section of the motorway connecting Tajikistan's capital, Dushanbe, with neighbouring Uzbekistan. Improved regional connectivity is a strategic priority for both financial institutions.

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  3. AIIB approves half a bln USD for its first four projects in...Read the original story

    Jun 24, 2016 | Xinhuanet

    ... million U.S. dollars loan for Indonesia, a 100 million U.S. dollars loan for Pakistan and a 27.5 million loan for Tajikistan. AIIBs President Jin Liqun noted, I am delighted to announce that AIIBs Board of Directors has today just six months after ...

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  4. Tajikistan, Turkmenistan Submit to Chinese CaptureRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2016 | EurasiaNet

    Turkmenistan sits upon around one-tenth of the world's proven natural gas reserves. Tajikistan is so poverty-stricken that around half its adult male population is forced to travel abroad in search of work.

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  5. Bangladesh gets $165mRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | The Daily Star

    ... totaling $509 million to finance four projects in four countries. The other countries are Indonesia, Pakistan and Tajikistan, said the AIIB in a statement. The Bangladesh project will completely be financed by the AIIB, Mohammad Asif-uz-Zaman, ...

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  6. AIIB okays $165m loan for power in BangladeshRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2016 | The Daily Star

    ... The bank today approved four loans, totaling $509 million, for projects in Bangladesh, Indonesia, Pakistan and Tajikistan, a press release issued in this regard said . The loan is designed to expand electricity coverage by providing 2.5 million new ...

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  7. Tajik road project to be first joint EBRD-AIIB investmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Today.Az

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the Beijing-based Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank will sign their first joint project on Saturday, which is also one of the first projects for the AIIB. The two banks will commit a total of $ 55 million S$ 27.5 million co-financing portion each) to the upgrade of a key section of the motorway connecting Tajikistan's capital, Dushanbe, with neighbouringUzbekistan, EBRD reported.

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  8. Uzbekistan & China: Friends in a Time of NeedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | EurasiaNet

    ... is being built so Uzbekistan can stop relying on an existing Soviet-built section of railroad that passes through Tajikistan. Tashkent and Dushanbe have long had a testy relationship. But creating transportation links with China requires ...

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  9. 16:53 First ever hypermarket opens in TajikistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | AkiPress

    Tajikistan's first hypermarket opened in the country's capital, Dushanbe, providing its customers with high-quality produce, greater choice and western standards of hygiene and logistics. Tajik President Emomali Rahmon inaugurated the 5,000 m2 Auchan hypermarket, which has the support of financing from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development .

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  10. The Council of the SCO Interbank Association meets in TashkentRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2016 | UAport

    ... ting participants include the heads of the leading banking institutions of China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan as well as a number of banks of the observer states.

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  11. Tajikistan harvested nearly 300 thsd tonnes of grainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Agricultural Market

    As of June 20, Tajikistan harvested 291.7 thsd tonnes of grains, an increase of 111.7 thsd tonnes compared with the same date in 2015, declared the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Tajikistan on June 21. It is noted that in 2016, the general planted areas of grains in the country totaled 311.2 thsd ha.

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  12. Azerbaijan, Tajikistan to cooperate in labor sphereRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Today.Az

    The cooperation agreement was signed within the framework of an official visit of Azerbaijani delegation headed by Salim Muslimov, the Azerbaijani minister of labor and social protection to Tajikistan. Muslimov visited the country upon the request of the Tajik Ministry for Migration and Employment for exchange of experience in the spheres of labor-market regulation, pursuing of an active policy in the market, planning and development of human resources, labor protection, data systems in the market, development of the system of professional training, preparation and realization of joint projects with the participation of international organizations and concerned state bodies as well as vocational rehabilitation of invalid persons.

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  13. Tajikistan: Top Former Warlord, Rahmon Antagonist Sprung from JailRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2016 | EurasiaNet

    One of the most notorious figures in Tajikistan's post-independence history and a once-indispensable ally of President Emomali Rahmon was released from jail on June 21. Yakub Salimov, whose storied life includes stints as a racketeer, pogrom organizer, warlord and Interior Minister, was sentenced to 15 years in jail in 2005 on charges of treason for attempting to mount an attempted coup in the late 1990s. Unusually for Tajikistan, the charges were almost certainly justified.

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  14. 13:34 Tajikistan mulls increase of electricity export up to 10 billion by 2030Read the original story

    Jun 21, 2016 | AkiPress

    President of Tajikistan during the meeting of the National Development Council said that the country plans to increase the electricity export from 17 to 45 billion kWh per year or 3 time increase in Dushanbe on Tuesday...

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  15. 60531) -- GUIYANG, May 31, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Infrastructure projects...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | South China Morning Post

    ... out US$1.2 billion in funding this year, with some of its first projects taking place in Pakistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and Kazakhstan - countries at the heart of [the belt, road initiative]. These projects include a highway that will go from the ...

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  16. gtrends 0.2.2Read the original story

    Jun 20, 2016 | Python

    ... to get the query data for the term "pizza" in Italy, in the "Food & Drink" category, in the "news" search for Tajikistan Time, I'd type: :: trends = gtrends.collectTrends(username, password, terms, startDt, endDt, geo='IT', cat='0-71', ...

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  17. Majlis Podcast: Confusion, Fighting In Northern AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | Weekday Magazine

    Tajik President Emomali Rahmon meets with U.S. Central Command commander, General Joseph Votel, in Dushanbe on June 15. Top-ranking military officials from Russia and the United States separately visited Central Asia less than a week apart. The Russian defense minister was in Turkmenistan and the commander of the U.S. Central Command visited Uzbekistan and Tajikistan, the three Central Asian countries that border Afghanistan.

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  18. Iran next to join emerging power SCO: Kazakhstan PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | Payvand News of Iran

    ... of International Studies, said. The SCO, founded in 2001, comprises of China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan as full members and covers political, economic and military cooperation. Afghanistan, Belarus, India, Iran, ...

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  19. 17:45 China's disabled artists to perform in TajikistanRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | AkiPress

    A group of Chinese artists with disabilities arrived in Dushanbe to demonstrate their abilities to the Tajik audience, reported the Ministry of Culture of Tajikistan...

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  20. 17:22 Three men jailed for attempt to join IS in DushanbeRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | AkiPress

    A 64-year-old man, his 19-year-old grandson and their friend have been sentenced to 12 years in prison for attempting to join the Islamic States terrorist group prohibited in many countries including Tajikistan and Russia...

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