Tajikistan invites India to invest in hydro power


by M. V. Meenakshisundaram

September 8, 2009





Tajikistan has invited India to explore the huge hydro power potential in the country as part of efforts to intensify bilateral economic cooperation and explore new areas of partnership between the two sides.

Addressing businessmen at the inauguration of India-Tajikistan Business Forum in the presence of President Pratibha Patil last night here, Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon said his country was also ready to cooperate with India in the field of mining, pharmaceuticals, agriculture product processing and other new areas.

"Our bilateral cooperation is increasing over last years, however, we still have tremendous opportunities and unexhausted reserves of fruitful cooperation," Rahmon told the captains of industry from India.

The Tajik President said his country was ready and open to i