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President due in Dushanbe next week on maiden trip

President due in Dushanbe next week on maiden trip

May 04, 2016 - 16:53

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani will pay an official visit to Dushanbe on May 10-11, Tajikistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs(MoFA) announced on Wednesday. .

During his first official trip to the Central Asian country after he took office in 2014, the president will participate in the foundation stone-laying ceremony for an ambitious power project.

Leaders of Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Pakistaninfo-icon would also attend the ceremony for the CASA-1000 project, Asia Plus news agency reported.

As part of the project, surplus electricitywill be exported from Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan to Afghanistaninfo-icon and Pakistanin summer months (May 1 to September 30).

Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev and Pakistan Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif would also fly into Dushanbe to attend the ceremony, the news agency said.

PANinfo-icon Monitor/mud


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