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Deputy Prime Ministers of Belarus and Tajikistan Met in Minsk

On August 5, Deputy Prime Minister of Belarus Igor Petrishenko met with Deputy Prime Minister of Tajikistan Matlubahon Sattoriyon. The event was held at the Belarusian State University of Physical Culture. This is the first visit of the Deputy Head of the Government of Tajikistan to Belarus, the press service of the CIS Executive Committee reports.

At BSUPC Matlubahon Sattorien they got acquainted with the material and technical base of the university – they had a tour, talked about the possibilities of the university. In addition, they showed the work of the operational coordination center and the press center, which were located here for the period of the II Games of the CIS countries. Also, the Deputy Prime Minister of Tajikistan examined samples of modern domestic sports equipment, which was demonstrated on the territory of the university. Among the samples are sportswear, shoes, sports equipment: skis and ski rollers, balls. She appreciated everything shown to her.

“This is facilitated by very strong relations between the leaders of our countries, Alexander Lukashenko and Emomali Rahmon. Relatively recently, Alexander Lukashenko visited Tajikistan, and following the agreements reached, the countries are now actively adding to trade and economic cooperation,” Petrishenko stressed.

He also recalled that two years ago the Days of Culture of Tajikistan were successfully held in Belarus, and next year Belarus is preparing to hold a response full-scale days of culture. The schedule of bilateral contacts at various levels is also quite busy. In addition to the current visit of the Deputy Prime Minister of Tajikistan, Minsk is soon expecting the arrival of the head of the upper house of the Tajik parliament.

Igor Petrishenko noted the active participation of athletes from Tajikistan in the II Games of the CIS countries. Athletes from this country will compete in 14 sports. And Belarus, if necessary, is ready to assist in the development of the sports sector in Tajikistan.

“Besides, we have a wide range of relations. On all lines, in all directions, we will discuss everything in detail. I hope that your time not only in Belarus, but also in active work will serve to further intensify our interaction,” he said.

Igor Petrishenko also congratulated the Ambassador of Tajikistan, who had recently been appointed to Belarus and had already attended the opening ceremony of the international art festival “Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk”, and also invited Matlubahon Sattoriyon to attend this event next year.

In turn, Matlubahon Sattorien expressed her admiration for the Belarusian hospitality and thanked for the warm welcome.

“I am in Belarus for the first time. I heard a lot, but today I saw Belarusians with my own eyes, your hospitality. We really appreciate the trusting and friendly relations that have been tested by time. We value the relations of friendship and strategic partnership with Belarus. I noticed that people in Belarus are very open, responsive, polite, good-natured,” she said.

Matlubahon Sattoriyon had previously visited the Khatyn memorial complex. She emphasized that this tragedy must be remembered. She also drew attention to the fact that after the war Belarus had to actually rebuild and create the country, given the scale of destruction that the Nazi invasion left behind.

Source: Avesta TJ