ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon will pay a two-day official visit to Pakistan on December 14-15, 2022 at the invitation of Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif.
During the visit, the two sides will exchange views on further strengthening bilateral cooperation in a wide range of areas.
A number of bilateral agreements and Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) are expected to be signed.
The Tajik President Emomali Rahmon’s visit to Pakistan is expected to impart a renewed impetus to deepening cooperation between the two Countries in diverse fields and further strengthen the growing geo-economic partnership.
In a statement on Tuesday, the Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mumtaz Zahra Baloch said that Pakistan and Tajikistan are brotherly Countries linked through longstanding historical, cultural and religious bonds.
The Spokesperson said that the Pakistan-Tajikistan ties are marked by mutual respect and exceptional cordiality, adding that the two Countries have commonality of views on various regional and international issues.
Mumtaz Zahra Baloch further said that Tajikistan is the closest neighbour of Pakistan in Central Asia separated only by the narrow Wakhan Corridor.
This proximity makes Tajikistan an important partner of Pakistan in Central Asia, she concluded.