Tajikistan: Dushanbe-Qurghon Teppa railway to be complete in September 2016

The construction of the rail link connecting Dushanbe and Qurghon Teppa will be fully completed in September this year, Usmon Qalandarov, the deputy head of Tajik Railways, informed. According to him, rehabilitation of the 25-kilmeter Dushanbe-Vahdat section of the railway has been completed and the construction of the 40.7-kilometer Vahdat-Yovon section of the railway is…

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Uzbekistan: Dmitry Osovik to become production director of BAT Uzbekistan

Dmitry Osovik will become a director on production of British American Tobacco Uzbekistan (BAT Uzbekistan), BAT Russia said in a statement. Dmitry Osovik will be responsible for development of production at British American Tobacco’s division in Uzbekistan, including production of cigarettes, tobacco and supply chain, the company said. Prior to appointment, Dmitry Osovik worked as…

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Tajikistan: construction of the TAT railway remains questionable

The Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Tajikistan (TAT) railway construction remain questionable because of uncertainty in the current situation in Afghanistan, Usmon Qalandarov, the deputy head of Tajik Railways, said. He noted that the Asian Development Bank had suspended its financial support for the construction of the TAT railway due to security risks in Afghanistan. “We are ready to begin…

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