Issues related to economic cooperation between Tajikistan and China were discussed at a meeting of Tajik Deputy Prime Minister Azim Ibrohim with visiting Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) Pan Yunhe.
In the course of the talks, Ibrohim noted that Tajikistan supported Chinese leader’s initiative regarding new strategy of economic development aimed at creating infrastructure and establishing economic cooperation between the Eurasian countries.
The sides discussed the issue of the supply of Tajik fruit and vegetables to markets in China.
Special focus was reportedly given to a protocol on phytosanitary requirements between the Ministry of Agriculture of Tajikistan and the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of China that is expected to be signed in the near future.
Ibrohim and Pan also exchanged views on the construction of a gas pipeline from Turkmenistan to China through the territory of Tajikistan and participation of China in construction of the Fon Yaghnob combined heat and power (CHP) plant with capacity of 600 MW, the source added. (News.tj/Business World Magazine)