President Ghani expected to visit Tajikistan next month
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani is expected to visit Tajikistan next month to participate in the inauguration ceremony for a long-awaited power project, Asia Plus reported on Wednesday.
The Central Asia-South Asia (CASA-1000) projectwill be officially inaugurated in Dushanbe on May 12. High-ranking officials from Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan and Tajikistan will attend the event.
Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev and Pakistan Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif would also fly into Dushanbe next month to attend the ceremony, the news agency said.
An important step toward realising the proposed Central Asia-South Asia Regional Electricity Market (CASAREM), the CASA-1000 project will address the energy problem and boost regional cooperation.
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