At the upcoming
conference of donors late in January in
According to Khamrokhon Zarifi, Tajikistan’s minister of foreign affairs, Afghanistan takes special place in the foreign policy of Tajikistan, and at all meetings and international conferences on Afghanistan his country will continue suggesting ways and projects aimed to stabilize the situation in Afghanistan and recover the country’s economy.
“In London, Tajikistan is going to suggest projects on the construction of a highway, a railroad, and a gas pipeline from Turkmenistan to Tajikistan through Afghanistan; and implementation of the CASA-1000 project for electricity transmission from Central to South Asia (which stipulates for construction of an electricity transmission line from Kyrgyzstan to Pakistan through Tajikistan and Afghanistan, and of a 220 kilovolt high-voltage line from Tajikistan to Afghanistan). These projects are of regional importance,” said Zarifi.
Tajik analysts say