TAJIKISTAN - MEETING

TAJIKISTAN - MEETING

VIENNA, 19 October 2021 – UNIDO Director General LI Yong met with Sharaf Sheralizoda, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Tajikistan, to discuss progress in ongoing joint technical cooperation activities and planned new initiatives. Within the project funded by the Russian Federation and aimed at upgrading and modernizing carpet-weaving, embroidery and traditional textile sectors in Tajikistan, several tangible results have been achieved, including the registration of a first-of-its-kind export consortium. In addition, a project to support the creation of livelihood activities of Afghan migrants and host communities in Tajikistan is currently under development. Among the high-potential areas for strengthening cooperation, the parties noted textile and light industry, as well as food processing.