The agricultural reform has been going on in Tajikistan for several years – thousands of small dehkan farms have emerged on the basis of collective farms and state farms. However, experts think high loan interest rates can become an obstacle to the developing sector.
On April 17-18, the official visit of the President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon to Russia took place. Despite the historical partnership of Moscow and Dushanbe, this is the first visit at this level for the past 12 years.
A month has passed since the clash between the residents of the Aksai village (Kyrgyzstan) and Vorukh exclave (Tajikistan), but people on both sides of the border still live with anxiety. On April 4-6, in Dushanbe, the government delegations of the two countries held a meeting on the delimitation and demarcation of the state border. However, it is not clear which decisions were made at this meeting.
The Seventh-Day Adventist community in Dushanbe appeared in 1990, but Adventism emerged in Tajikistan back in 1930.
The return of the first Tajik woman who spent a year in the Syrian city of Idlib, on the territory of the IS (terrorist and extremist organization banned in Tajikistan – Ed.), gives hope to other parents whose children went to the Arab conflicts zone and did not return.
According to various data, baptism in Tajikistan is practised by 0.005 to 0.02 per cent of residents. Representatives of this Christian movement have been the integral part of the spiritual life of the country for 90 years already.
The rise of Internet price in Tajikistan will not lead to an increase in state treasury tax collection, but can lead to a complete degradation of the mobile Internet market in the country, experts say.
Since March 13, the confrontation between the residents of Aksai village (Kyrgyzstan) and Vorukh exclave (Tajikistan) is still ongoing. There are wounded on both sides, the Tajik media report of two dead.
Over the past few years, thousands of Tajikistan’s citizens have been granted asylum in Western European countries. Who are they and is it easy for Tajiks to get a residence permit in Europe? (more…)
In Tajikistan, many girls are forbidden to continue their studies after high school graduation. It is believed that Tajik woman’s destiny is to get married, raise children, to take care of her husband and his parents. Therefore, for many girls, a diploma of higher education becomes an obstacle to family life. (more…)