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Excerpt from report by privately-owned Tajik news agency Asia- Plus Dushanbe, 3 October: Officers of the Agency for State Financial Control and Combating Corruption of Tajikistan have launched a criminal case against the former director of the Norak hydroelectric power station, Mahmadullo Qurbonov.
Text of report by privately-owned Tajik Avesta website on 27 September Dushanbe, 27 September: The head of Tethys Petroleum Limited, David Robson, assured Tajik President Emomali Rahmon at a meeting in New York on 26 September that the extraction of natural gas in the Komsomol oil and gas field would be started by the end of the year.
Text of Nargis Hamrabayeva's report entitled "We shall full up Afghanistan with electricity" by privately-owned Tajik weekly newspaper Asia-Plus on 10 September An agreement to transit surplus electricity in the summer period from Tajikistan to neighbouring Afghanistan has been signed in Dushanbe.
Over 300 people have been killed by anti-personnel mines in Tajikistan to date, the Tajik privately-owned Avesta website reported on 22 September. "According to the Tajik centre for mine issues, four people were blown up by mines in Tajikistan this year, and three of them were killed.
Text of report by privately-owned Tajik Avesta website on 28 August Dushanbe, 28 August: Issues of speeding up the construction of the Sangtuda-2 hydroelectric power station were discussed at a meeting between the [Tajik] minister of energy and industry, Sherali Gul, and Iranian Energy Minister Parviz Fattah in Dushanbe today, 28 August.
Text of report by state-owned Tajik Television First Channel on 27 August Today Tajik President Emomali Rahmon held talks with Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev.
Backgrounder: Key facts about Tajikistan BEIJING, Aug. 26 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Hu Jintao arrived in Tajikistan's capital Dushanbe on Tuesday for a state visit and a summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) slated for Thursday.
Excerpt from report by privately-owned Tajik news agency Asia- Plus Dushanbe, 27 August: A meeting between Tajik President Emomali Rahmon and the chairman of the People's Republic of China, Hu Jintao, has started at the Palace of Nations [in Dushanbe].
Text of report by privately-owned Tajik news agency Asia-Plus website Dushanbe, 25 August: We will implement agreements that have been reached between our governments, Li Ruogu, chairman [and president] of the Export-Import Bank of China, told journalists today following a meeting with the Tajik president.
BEIJING. Aug 21 (Interfax) - The upcoming visit by Chinese President Hu Jintao to Tajikistan will give a powerful impetus to the development of Chinese-Tajik relations, the Chinese media quoted a statement by Tajik President Emomali Rahmon as saying.
- The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.