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News Tajikistan » Sughd: Tajikistan to open exchange points on border with Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan

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Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

"In the near future, currency exchange offices operate near the control points on the borders of Tajikistan with Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan," the representative of the National Bank in Sughd region told local media. The exchange of currency will be ...

News Tajikistan » Sughd: Tajik Officers Detained For Allegedly Blackmailing Gay Man

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Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Days after that, a group defending gay rights in the country's northern region of Sughd said it had been forced to stop its operations following a series of inspections by local authorities. Tajikistan decriminalized homosexuality in 1998, scrapping a ...

News Tajikistan » Sughd: EBRD awards prize for best environmental journalism in Tajikistan

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Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

AKIPRESS.COM - Following a golden rule of “Do good, be seen as doing good, and be known for doing good”, CLIMADAPT, the green financing facility for Tajikistan ... “We are from Sogdiana”, shown on TV Sughd, a leading broadcaster in the Sughd ...

News Tajikistan » Sughd: World Bank investment in Tajikistan to lead the country out of isolation

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Publication date: Friday 27 February 2015

According to World Bank experts, the goal is to boost transport connectivity between Tajikistan and its neighbours along key cross-border road links in the Sughd Region (northern Tajikistan), and thus regionally connect people, firms, markets and ...

News Tajikistan » Sughd: Kyrgyzstan And Tajikistan: Disputed Border Heightens Risk Of Conflict

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Publication date: Sunday 05 August 2012

Officials on the other side of the border, in Tajikistan’s Sughd Province, were more sanguine. “We believe the consideration of [ways to] resolve border issues is proceeding quite adequately,” First Deputy Governor Jumaboy Sanginov said in an intervi ...

News Tajikistan » Sughd: A ‘China Town’ in Northern Tajikistan

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Publication date: uesday 20 October 2015

The new city is to be built on a 14,000-hectare desert land near Khujand, the country’s second-largest city in the Sughd province (northern Tajikistan), and will have 19 residential areas, 17 schools, 31 kindergartens, 40 sports centers, 140 shopping and ...

News Tajikistan » Sughd: New metallurgical plant launched in Tajikistan

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Publication date: hursday 16 November 2017

A metallurgical plant of a Tajik-Chinese mining company was commissioned in the city of Istiqlol, Sughd Region, Tajikistan. The facility worth $57 million was commissioned during the visit of Tajik President Emomali Rahmon. The capacity of the ...

News Tajikistan » Sughd: Court in Tajikistan Jails 53 for Terrorism

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Publication date: uesday 27 December 2011

But analysts say the authorities face a security threat from both homegrown rebels and a resurgent IMU. The court in Tajikistan's northern Sughd region, where the 53 defendants had been on trial since July, said in a statement that it had jailed five ...

News Tajikistan » Sughd: Banned sect members arrested in northern Tajikistan

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Publication date: onday 09 February 2015

DUSHANBE, Feb. 9 (Xinhua) -- Eleven adherents of the Salafi religious movement -- an outlawed extremist sect -- have been arrested in Khujand, the capital of Sughd Province in northwestern Tajikistan, the Interior Ministry's office for Sughd said on Monday.

News Tajikistan » Sughd: China to invest in Uzbekistan rail link

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Publication date: hursday 28 November 2013

The existing rail link between Uzbek capital Tashkent and its densely populated Fergana valley in the east runs through northern Tajikistan's mountainous Sughd province. But Tashkent wants to build a new link independent of Tajikistan before 2016.