Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Tajikistan (12-13 July 2015)

: 2015-09-25 10:55:16 | |

               Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Tajiskistan on July 12-13, 2015 on the last leg of his Central Asian tour. He was received by Prime Minister Qohir Rasulzoda at Dushanbe International Airport and accorded a ceremonial welcome at Qasr-e-Millat, Dushanbe.

Prime Minister Modi held restricted and delegation level talks with President Emomali Rahmon during which they decided to step up cooperation in the spheres of defence, connectivity and in fight against terrorism.

He visited the India-Tajikistan Friendship Hospital in Gurgon Teppa in Southern Tajikistan. He laid a floral wreath at the Ismaili Somoni Monument in Dushanbe and unveiled a bust of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore along with President Rahmon.

The two leaders also addressed an agriculture workshop, which was attended by more than 1500 people.

During the visit, the two sides signed a Programme of Cooperation in the field of culture for the period 2016-18. They also exchanged a Note Verbale for setting up of computer labs in schools in Tajikistan.

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