Tajik President Emomali Rahmon has launched a new hydroelectric station that had been vehemently opposed for years by the late leader of neighboring Uzbekistan, Islam Karimov, tajikistannews.net reports.
Decades after incompetent rule by a Soviet dictator Central Asia’s most populous country is taking important steps toward strengthening the rule of law and opening its economy.
First nationwide Kazakh language exam was held in state institutions in Latin alphabet.
A group of journalists arrived in the Roghun hydropower plant site on November 14 in order to see firsthand how the first facility of the Roghun power plant is being prepared for introducing into operation, news.tj reports.
The State Migration Service of Turkmenistan hosted a meeting with representatives of Hedayah, the UAE-based International Center of Excellence for Countering Violent Extremism (CVE), the Turkmen representative office of Hedayah said in a message.
At a recent government meeting, Kyrgyzstan Prime Minister Mukhammedkaly Abylgaziyev sharply criticized the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Industry and Land Reclamation.
DUSHANBE -- At least 50 inmates were killed in a prison riot in Tajikistan last week, sources have told RFE/RL, doubling the death toll in violence that the government has said almost nothing about publicly.
The FINANCIAL -- The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed loan agreements for loans equivalent to $80 million in Kazakhstani tenge with Samruk-Energy, Kazakhstan’s largest power generation company, to help increase its balance sheet flexibility by reducing foreign exchange risk, enhance its operational efficiency, and identify a renewable energy pipeline for the company.
No country in the world is as dependent on remittances as Kyrgyzstan. But this money is often used by families to survive, and allows the state to avoid its obligations to its citizens.
This move follows a similar one by Russia. Uzbekistan will now implement arbitration mechanisms for disputes in crypto. This was done via a presidential decree, which called for the establishment of the arbitration body to handle cases of people from different jurisdictions.