In the framework of his official visit to Japan, the Founder of Peace and National Unity – Leader of the Nation, President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon met with the President of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Shinichi Kitaoka.
The President of our country Emomali Rahmon expressed satisfaction over the next opportunity to meet once again and to discuss the status and development prospects of bilateral cooperation.
“Japan is one of the important partners of Tajikistan in the international arena, and we attach particular importance to the comprehensive development and expansion of cooperation with this country,” said Head of State Emomali Rahmon.
The President highlighted the contribution of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to the strengthening of bilateral relations between the two countries.
During the meeting, the sides exchanged views on the implementation of the National Development Strategy of the Republic of Tajikistan until 2030, the harmonization of bilateral strategies for the implementation of the priority objectives of various sectors, especially the three main areas — achieving energy independence, pulling out of communication deadlock and ensuring food security in Tajikistan.
The development of cooperation in the private sector, economic, social, financial and humanitarian cooperation, the implementation of special projects, the attraction of Japanese investment in the economy of the republic, the creation of the Investment Fund of Japan and the provision of concessional loans were evaluated as important.
At the meeting the interlocutors also discussed other important issues of mutual interest.