Residents of border areas of Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan believe that cross-border trade can promote providing stability and developing confidence-building measures as well as help solve economic problems facing residents of border areas.
A meeting to discuss development of a cross-border trade between the Bobojonghafourov district in Tajikistan’s Sughd province and the Leilek district in Kyrgyzstan’s Batken region took place in the Tajik jamoat of Khistevarz on May 27.
The meeting participants included representatives of local authorities and entrepreneurs from both districts.
They discussed state and prospects of further expansion of the cross-border trade between border districts.
Touching upon the issues related to the logistic problems and the border crossing procedures, the meeting participants, in particular, proposed to make amendments to the relevant laws of both countries. (News.tj/Business World Magazine)