On August 31, President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon met with President of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Tanaka Akihiko. The primary purpose of the meeting was to discuss further plans of bilateral work, the press office of the President of the Republic of Tajikistan reported.
At the beginning of the meeting, Rahmon noted that he was satisfied with cooperation with Japan. Tajikistan and Japan expressed their willingness to continue joint efforts in many areas.
The two countries are ready to continue cooperation in such areas as advanced training of civil servants and the implementation of investment projects aimed at improving infrastructure and drinking water supply. The two countries will continue to work jointly to address the environmental issues: Japan and Tajikistan will seek to reduce the negative impacts of climate change. Joint work to improve natural disaster prevention will continue.
It was also noted that the exchange of experience and professional training in various industries remain the priority tasks for the two countries. The work is currently underway to train specialists in finance, tourism, energy and road construction.