Tajikistan: budget receives less in Q1 2017

Over the first quarter of this year, Tajikistan’s national budget has received some 145 million somoni less than originally planned. In January-March, the budget reportedly stood at 4.862 billion somoni, or 97.1% of the planned volume. It means that the budget was expected to receive 5.007 billion somoni over the first three months of this…



Tajikistan: Saudi Arabia awards $200 million grant

Saudi Arabia will award a $200 million grant to Tajikistan for construction of parliamentary and governmental complexes in Dushanbe, a source in the Tajik government reported. A new parliamentary complex will be built in the place where the Ministry of Agriculture, Dushanbe Mayor’s Office, Iranian Embassy and a number of residential and administrative buildings are…

Tajikistan: president inaugurates reference lab and lays foundation stone of new building of Medical University

On April 28, president Emomali Rahmon and Dushanbe Mayor Rustam Emomali attended a ceremony of opening of the National Reference Laboratory, according to the Tajik president’s official website. The total cost of the laboratory is 23.8 million somoni, including 7.857 million somoni spent for construction of the building and 16 million somoni spent to provide…

Tajikistan: president gives start to construction of a number of new facilities in Dushanbe

Tajik President Emomali Rahmon has given start to construction of a number of new administrative and educational facilities in Dushanbe, according to the Tajik president’s official website. Rahmon attended a groundbreaking ceremony for construction of a new building for the Supreme Court of Tajikistan. An estimated budget for construction of a new 16-story building of…

Tajikistan: construction of CASA-1000 Project postponed

The term of receiving tender applications for construction of converter substation for the CASA-1000 Project at Sangtuda has been extended again; this time till May 11, according to the CASA-1000 website. The matter reportedly concerns the search for contractors for construction of converter substation in Sangtuda (Tajikistan) and Nowshera (Pakistan). This tender process was supposed…

Tajikistan: NBT predicts further price hike under pressure on the national currency’s exchange rate

The National Bank of Tajikistan (NBT) predicts further food price hike under the pressure on the exchange rate of the national currency, the somoni, against the dollar (USD). Tajik central bank forecasts that prices for imported food products will begin to rise starting from the second quarter (April-June). The NBT specialists say negative inflation expectations…