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Current Time – “Настоящее Время” in Russian – is a  24-hour Russian-language television  and digital news network aimed at audiences in Russia, the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, and around the world. Current Time is produced by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) in cooperation with the Voice of America (VOA). It builds on the success of the …

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USAID and the Aga Khan Foundation Provide Access to Water and Sanitation in Nosiri Khusrav district

Nosiri Khusrav, Tajikistan, November 25, 2022 – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF), through the joint Thrive Tajikistan program, opened three new drinking water supply systems and two school latrines in Nosiri Khusrav district of Khatlon province. The drinking water systems will provide clean, reliable water to …

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USAID’s Groundbreakers – The Fearless 15: Empowering Women Entrepreneurship in Khatlon Region

Dushanbe, Tajikistan, October 27, 2022 – USAID Agribusiness Competitiveness Activity in Tajikistan (ACAT) celebrated the launch of the photobook entitled “Groundbreakers: The Fearless 15” to recognize the women entrepreneurs of the Khatlon region for their outstanding efforts to improve agribusiness and drive Tajikistan’s sustainable economic growth. The photobook profiles 15 women business leaders who own …

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Statement on Ambassador Pommersheim Visit to GBAO

Dushanbe, Tajikistan, August 17, 2022 – On August 16-17, U.S. Ambassador to Tajikistan John Mark Pommersheim visited Tajikistan’s Gorno-Badakhshon (GBAO) region.  Ambassador Pommersheim attended the Pamir Investment Forum in Khorugh at the invitation of the Tajik government and met with Governor Alisher Mirzonabot to discuss areas of bilateral cooperation.   While in GBAO, Ambassador Pommersheim visited …

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U.S. Embassy Supports Drug Demand Reduction in Tajikistan

Dushanbe, Tajikistan, December 22, 2021 – U.S. Embassy Dushanbe’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) section is proud to announce several new drug demand reduction initiatives in Tajikistan.  INL Tajikistan awarded three $20,000 grants to public organizations (PO) Phoenix, School of Volunteers, and Zanoni Sharq, as well as a $66,000 grant to the PO …

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Ambassador’s Statement for Human Rights Day

On the occasion of Human Rights Day, I congratulate the winners of the human rights awards given by the Tajik NGO Bureau of Human Rights and Rule of Law with support from the U.S. Embassy in Dushanbe:  the NGO Civil Internet Policy Initiative, Radio Ozodi journalist Mullorajab Yusufi, and lawyer Dilafruz Samadova.    Human rights …

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USAID Launches a New Program to Strengthen Regional Water Cooperation in Central Asia

Dushanbe, Tajikistan, May 12, 2021 – The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) launched a new Regional Water and Vulnerable Environment Activity. This five-year, $24 million activity will work in all five Central Asian countries and Afghanistan to strengthen regional cooperation on the management of shared water resources in the Syr Darya and Amu Darya …

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CDC Delivers $8,356 Worth of Supplies to a Laboratory in Dushanbe

On October 2, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC/CAR) has delivered $8,356 worth of laboratory supplies to the Tajikistan’s State Scientific Research Institute of Preventive Medicine. The donated supplies will be used to conduct tests for COVID-19.This latest donation is part of the $1.69 million worth of support pledged by CDC …

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The U.S. Government Provides Food Assistance to the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the Population of Tajikistan

Dushanbe, Tajikistan, April 9, 2020 – The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)’s Food for Peace program, in collaboration with the public organization, Avesto, and the American organization, Resource and Policy Exchange, Inc. (RPX) delivered 56,280 kg of food assistance worth more than $171,000 to the Government of Tajikistan. This food assistance will be distributed …

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How the U.S. Government and Tajikistan Partner to Fight HIV/AIDS

An op-ed by Ambassador John Mark Pommersheim on the occasion of World AIDS Day, December 1, 2019. The United States joins Tajikistan in observing World AIDS Day 2019.  Since 2003, the U.S. government has partnered with Tajikistan through the President’s Emergency Plan for HIV/AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), contributing $21.5 million in USAID programs aimed at eliminating …

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Joint Statement on the Fourth C5+1 Ministerial

The text of the following statement was released by the Governments of the United States of America, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan on the occasion of the Fourth C5+1 Ministerial. Begin Text: The Secretary of State of the United States of America, the five Ministry representatives of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, …

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Joint Statement on the C5+1 High-Level Security Discussion in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

The text of the following statement was released by the Governments of the United States, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan on the occasion of a C5+1 High-Level Security Discussion held in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan on August 21, 2019. The Governments of the United States, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan met in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, today …

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Presidential Message on Nowruz, 2019

Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 20, 2019 I send my warmest wishes to those in the United States and around the world observing the ancient holiday of Nowruz. Nowruz is a special time of thanksgiving and celebration for many across western and central Asia, and especially in Iran, to gather and …

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John Mark Pommersheim Appointed as U.S. Ambassador to Tajikistan

Dushanbe, Tajikistan, January 27, 2019 – John Mark Pommersheim was appointed as the United States Ambassador to the Republic of Tajikistan on January 7, 2019. Ambassador Pommersheim is expected to arrive to Tajikistan soon. John Mark Pommersheim was nominated by President Trump on September 12, 2018 to be the U.S. Ambassador to Tajikistan. Most recently, …

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2017 Trafficking in Persons Report – Tajikistan

“Human trafficking is one of the most tragic human rights issues of our time. It splinters families, distorts global markets, undermines the rule of law, and spurs other transnational criminal activity. It threatens public safety and national security. “But worst of all, the crime robs human beings of their freedom and their dignity. That’s why …

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U.S. Embassy and Partners Organize 2nd Annual Women Business Forum & Entrepreneurship Expo

Dushanbe, Tajikistan, November 23, 2016 – Today, the U.S. Embassy in cooperation with the American Chamber of Commerce, the State Committee on Investment and State Property, and State Committee on Women and the Family organized the 2nd annual Women’s Business Forum and Entrepreneurship Expo at the Sheraton Hotel in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. The Forum was the …

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Check out Our New Site!

Yes, we have a brand new website! Have a look around! The new-look website has seven sections representing broad topics that may be of interest to you. The sections are broken down further into sub-categories to assist you in finding specific information. The Six Sections are: Visas – For all your Visa needs and questions. U.S. Citizen Services – Providing …

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