Emomali Rakhmon

Emomali Rakhmon
President of Tajikistan
 

Tajik President makes his son mayor of Dushanbe

Tajik President makes his son mayor of Dushanbe

Tajik President Emomali Rahmon has appointed his 29-year-old son Rustam Emomali Rahmon as mayor of Dushanbe, Rahmon's press service said. Rustam Emomali Rahmon replaced Mahmadsaid …

 India and Tajikistan to develop Iran#039s Chabahar port

India and Tajikistan to develop Iran's Chabahar port

India and Tajikistan will work on developing trade and transport links through Iran's Chabahar Port, the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said after signing agreements with Tajikistan on enhancing economic ties …

CIS celebrates its 25th anniversary in Bishkek

CIS celebrates its 25th anniversary in Bishkek

Kyrgyzstan's capital, Bishkek, is hosting the anniversary 25th summit of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) today. A meeting of the CIS Foreign Ministers Council has started in the framework of the summit.The foreign …

Leonid Gusev: ‘’A peaceful transfer of power is most likely in Uzbekistan’’

Leonid Gusev: ‘’A peaceful transfer of power is most likely in Uzbekistan’’

Senior research fellow of the Analytical Center of the IMI MGIMO of Russia, Leonid Gusev, spoke about a possible change of power in Tashkent

Kazakh President takes birthday congratulations

Kazakh President takes birthday congratulations

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev celebrates his 76th birthday today. Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated his Kazakh counterpart on his birthday and discussed with him the schedule …

Tashkent hosts 15th SCO summit

Tashkent hosts 15th SCO summit

The first day of the annual summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, timed to mark its 15th anniversary, started in Tashkent today. It will be hosted by Uzbekistan’s President Islam Karimov. The heads of …

Tajikistan#039s First President passes away at the age of 84

Tajikistan's First President passes away at the age of 84

Qahhor Mahkamov, the first president of Tajikistan, who led the country until the eve of independence and at a time of profound political convulsions, has died at the age of 84. …

Tajikistan amends constitution to extend Rakhmon’s rule

Tajikistan amends constitution to extend Rakhmon’s rule

Tajikistan’s president Emomali Rakhmon will be able to run for an unlimited number of terms after a series of constitutional amendments were backed in a weekend referendum, Reuters reports. The changes won support …

Tajik President and Russian Interior Minister discuss brawl at Khovanskoye cemetery

Tajik President and Russian Interior Minister discuss brawl at Khovanskoye cemetery

Tajik President Emomali Rakhmon has received the Russian Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev in Dushanbe. Emomali Rahmon expressed concern about recent incident at the Khovanskoye cemetery in Moscow, …

Tajikistan says yeas to constitutional amendments

Tajikistan says yeas to constitutional amendments

The vast majority of the citizens of Tajikistan voted for the amendments to the Constitution at the referendum, the head of the Central Election Commission of Tajikistan Bakhtiyor Khudoyorzoda said. "3,000,814 …

Tajikistan votes for amendments in the Constitution

Tajikistan votes for amendments in the Constitution

A voting in a referendum on amendments to the Constitution of the Republic finished in Tajikistan. The polling stations across the country completed its work at 20:00 (18:00 Moscow time). During the …

Referendum on changing Tajikistan#039s constitution to be held on May 22

Referendum on changing Tajikistan's constitution to be held on May 22

On May 22, 2016, Tajikistan will hold a nationwide referendum on changing its constitution to remove term limits for the current President, lower the minimum age a candidate can be elected President, abolish the Court of Justice, and prohibit the …

Rahmon anxious that Tajikistani youth joins terrorists

Rahmon anxious that Tajikistani youth joins terrorists

President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon has expressed his anxiousness that young people of the Republic join extremist and terrorist organizations. "Do not be impartial, …

 Tajik authorities ask people to stock up on food for two years in advance

Tajik authorities ask people to stock up on food for two years in advance

The Tajik authorities have recommended residents of the country to stock up on food and water, as there is a high probability of drought due to the snowless winter. The decision to stock up on products was taken at a cabinet meeting chaired by the …

Date set for referendum on amendments to Constitution of Tajikistan

Date set for referendum on amendments to Constitution of Tajikistan

The council of the lower chamber of the Tajik Parliament has prepared a draft resolution on holding the national referendum on Constitutional amendments on May 22. The date of referendum will be officially announced tomorrow at …

Emomali Rahmon#039s daughter appointed chief of presidential administration

Emomali Rahmon's daughter appointed chief of presidential administration

President of Tajikistan Emomali Rakhmon has appointed his daughter the Chief of Staff for the President of the country, Tajik Agency Khovar reports. 38-year-old Ozoda Rakhmon held the …

Tajik Parliament allows Rakhmon to be elected unlimited number of times

Tajik Parliament allows Rakhmon to be elected unlimited number of times

The lower house of the Tajik parliament has unanimously endorsed the amendments to the Constitution, which give the right to incumbent head of state Emomali Rahmon to be elected an unlimited number of times. The …

 Rakhmon: we are ready to cooperate with Russia in fighting modern threats

Rakhmon: we are ready to cooperate with Russia in fighting modern threats

President of Tajikistan Emomali Rakhmon said that the country will continue to maintain an open-door foreign policy and is ready to cooperate with all countries, including Russia. "Our foreign policy is based on the …

Emomali Rahmon receives Leader of Nation status

Emomali Rahmon receives Leader of Nation status

President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon has signed a bill 'On the Initiator of Peace and Accord – the Leader of the Nation', which was previously supported by both houses of Parliament. The document was ...

Tajikistan approves bill on Leader of nation

Tajikistan approves bill on Leader of nation

Tajik parliament’s lower house (Majlisi Namoyandagon) has approved a bill 'On Initiator of peace and accord – the Leader of the nation'. According to the MP Abdulrahim Kholikzoda, the bill …

John Kerry and Emomali Rakhmon hold talks in Dushanbe

John Kerry and Emomali Rakhmon hold talks in Dushanbe

US Secretary of State John Kerry held a meeting with President of Tajikistan Emomali Rakhmon in Dushanbe. The talks were held at the Palace of Nations behind closed doors. Following the talks Kerry said …

 Dushanbe to host Council of CIS prime ministers

Dushanbe to host Council of CIS prime ministers

The prime ministers of CIS member-countries will meet in Dushanbe tomorrow. According to Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan, Abdulfaiz Atoyev, the meeting will review priorities of …

Burabay hosts Council of Heads of CIS States

Burabay hosts Council of Heads of CIS States

The prime ministers of CIS member-countries have begun a meeting of the Council of CIS heads of state. The event is being held in the resort village of Burabay in Kazakhstan. The event was attended by Russian President Vladimir Putin, …

Problems of terrorism and extremism to be discussed at CSTO summit

Problems of terrorism and extremism to be discussed at CSTO summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin will take part in the summit of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) in Dushanbe, where the fight against terrorism and extremism will be at the center of attention. In addition, he will …

Lukashenko promises to help Rahmon in struggle for peace

Lukashenko promises to help Rahmon in struggle for peace

Minsk is ready to help Dushanbe in maintaining peace and security in the country, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said at a meeting with Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon. "You …

Nazarbayev starts his visit to Tajikistan

Nazarbayev starts his visit to Tajikistan

The President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, has started an official visit to Dushanbe. Nazarbayev is expected to have talks with President of Tajikistan Emomali Rakhmon. Several bilateral ...

Nursultan Nazarbayev to pay official visit to Tajikistan

Nursultan Nazarbayev to pay official visit to Tajikistan

According to the Foreign Ministry of Tajikistan, President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev is to pay an official visit to Tajikistan tomorrow.  "As a result of meetings and negotiations between Tajik President …

Vladimir Putin congratulates Emomali Rahmon on Independence Day

Vladimir Putin congratulates Emomali Rahmon on Independence Day

Russian President Vladimir Putin sent his congratulations to the President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon in connection with the Independence Day of the Republic. The President noted Tajikistan’s …

False start of a coup in Tajikistan

False start of a coup in Tajikistan

A general of the Tajik army is accused of terrorism and treason

Putin to visit Tajikistan on September 14-15

Putin to visit Tajikistan on September 14-15

Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Tajikistan on September 14-15 to participate in the Collective Security Council meeting of the Collective Security Treaty Organization. During the summit in Dushanbe the heads …