On August 25, 2016, at the Embassy of the Republic of Tajikistan in Japan round table meeting was held under the leadership of Dr. Hamrokhon Zarifi, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary. The issues of expansion of cooperation between Tajikistan and Japan in various areas, including trade and the implementation of joint projects in the framework of investment cooperation in agriculture, mining, tourism and migration sectors were main points of the agenda of the meeting.
The event was attended by the representatives of the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Institute for Russian and NIS Economic Studies of Japan Association for Trade with Russia and NIS (ROTOBO) and local entrepreneurs.
Issues related to the preparations for the forthcoming meeting of the Intergovernmental Commission of the Republic of Tajikistan and Japan on economic, technical and scientific cooperation and the possibility of organizing a visit of business delegation from Tajikistan to Japan were discussed.
During the round table meeting presentations on trade and investment and tourism opportunities in Tajikistan were made. Favorable business environment of the country taking into account the country's membership in the World Trade Organization and accession to the Hague Convention on Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents «Apostille», and launching of a new portal for the issuance of electronic visas «e-Visa» were mentioned by presenters.
In conclusion, the round table participants shared their views on all the issues discussed.