Business Standard: Months after Tajikistan closed its consulates in Kunduz and Badakhshan province citing security issues, Afghanistan has asked Dushanbe to re-open the consulates in the country. Click here to read more (external link).
KABUL, May 10 (Xinhua) — Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani left here on Tuesday for Tajikistan for a two-day visit to the neighboring country, said a statement issued by the country’s Presidential Palace. “President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, leading a high-level delegation, at the official invitation of Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon, left this morning for Dushanbe,
Tolo News: Local officials from Takhar province said on Friday that Tajiksitan has claimed dozens of hectares of land along the Amu River which connects the two countries. Head of Borders and Tribal Affairs Provincial Department, Jan Mohammad Nabi Zada, said the problem cropped up due to the lack of a retainer walls along the river
Tolo News: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) said that Tajikistan’s embassy in Kabul – through an official letter to the ministry – termed mounting insecurity as the main reason behind the closure of the consulates. “The letter has stressed the move will not have any impact on friendly relations between Kabul and Dushanbe,” the MoFA