Chairman JCSC calls on Tajik President


DUSHANBE: President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon received Chairmen Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, who is on a visit to Tajikistan.

At the meeting, a wide spectrum of issues of political, social and economic cooperation of the countries have been considered.

President Emomali Rahmon expressed satisfaction over the friendly relations and multifaceted cooperation between the countries, which has new content by the efforts of the heads of the states. The sides discussed the issues of strengthening bilateral cooperation in combating terrorism, extremism, drug production and transnational crime.

Strengthening the relations between Tajikistan and Pakistan in the security and defence sectors, the military and technical cooperation of the countries in order to address regional challenges and to find ways to address the political and military situation in Afghanistan, was considered very important.

During the meeting, they also exchanged views on the course of the implementation of the project on the construction of high voltage power transmission line “CASA-1000” and the use of the extensive hydropower potential of Tajikistan.