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2008-10-03 15:00:26

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. A source in the Tajik anti-corruption body told Asia-Plus that the ex-head of the largest hydroelectric power station in Central Asia was suspected of misappropriating state funds. [Passage...

2008-09-27 09:00:25

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. The presidential press service said that Robson had pointed out that the gas extracted from the Komsomol field would satisfy the needs of the Tajik...

2008-09-24 15:00:56

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. The Asian Development Bank's [ADB] press release received by Asia Plus on 4 September says that the relevant agreement to purchase electricity was signed between the governments of the two...

2008-09-22 12:00:28

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. In all, 437 people have been blown up by mines in Tajikistan. Over 300 people were killed," the report said. (About 150 words; no further processing) Originally published by Avesta website, Dushanbe, in...

2008-08-28 12:01:16

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. The Tajik energy and industry ministry told the Avesta news agency that the sides touched upon building a 1,100-km-long Tajikistan-Afghanistan-Iran...

2008-08-27 15:01:03

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. They held beneficial talks on a wide range of issues of cooperation between Tajikistan and Kazakhstan, for which a broad legal and contractual basis was provided at intergovernmental and inter-departmental levels as well as at the level of the two countries' business circles. The heads of the two countries stressed their...

2008-08-27 09:01:20

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. The following is a brief introduction to the Central Asian country. Tajikistan, officially named the Republic of Tajikistan, is a mountainous landlocked country in Central Asia with China bordering to the east, Afghanistan to the south,...

2008-08-27 03:00:52

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]. Hu Jintao arrived in Dushanbe on an official visit yesterday evening. Talks between Tajik and Chinese delegations will be held after a one-to-one meeting. Following the talks, Emomali Rahmon and Hu Jintao will sign a joint declaration of...

2008-08-25 12:01:12

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. In particular, he noted that during the talks with Emomali Rahmon, the process of the implementation of three projects financed by the bank had been discussed. These projects are the...

2008-08-21 21:00:31

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. In addition to bilateral relations, the meeting between the presidents of the two countries will address important regional and global issues, including cooperation in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), said Rahmon China and...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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