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U.S. Government and Aga Khan Foundation Partner to Further Development in Tajikistan
October 31, 2014

Dushanbe, Tajikistan, October 30, 2014 – United States Ambassador Susan M. Elliott and Akbar Pesnani, the Aga Khan Development Network Resident Representative, signed a new global development alliance entitled Economic and Social Connections: A Multi-Input Area Development Financing Facility for Tajikistan to be implemented by the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF).

The alliance will promote sustained improvements in the quality of life for people living along the Tajik border with Afghanistan.  AKF and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) will each contribute just over $6 million to the alliance over five years, for a total commitment of $12.1 million.

This new alliance will focus development resources on major sectors that influence quality of life:  economic growth through enterprise development; household financial security; governance and civil society; health; and education.

Simultaneously, the alliance will invest in private sector companies in Tajikistan in order to create jobs, promote regional trade, and thereby stimulate the Tajik economy as a whole.

U.S. Government Delivers Small Medical Equipment for Rural Clinics in Khatlon, Tajikistan
October 2, 2014

U.S. Ambassador Susan M. Elliott presented medical equipment for the people of Khatlon region to Head of the Department of organization of health services for mothers and children, and family planning of Ministry of Health and Social Protection of Population Dr. Sherali Rahmatulloev.  Representatives of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Mercy Corps International participated in the ceremony along with representatives of Khatlon regional and district governments and district health center personnel.

U. S. Government Celebrates International Literacy Day
September 30, 2014

Dushanbe, Tajikistan, September 23, 2014 U.S. Ambassador Susan M. Elliot joined Deputy Minister of Education and Science Tojinisso Mahmadova, local education officials, teachers, and students as School No. 4 celebrated the 48th annual International Literacy Day in Danghara District of Khatlon Oblast.

U. S. Government Delivers Water to Homes in Vahdat District
September 25, 2014

 U.S. Ambassador Susan M. Elliott and Chorsu Jamoat Chairman Emom Siddikov officially handed over a new drinking water system to the residents of Ghalchagi village in Chorsu, Vahdat District. Vahdat District Chairman Amirzoda Rahmonali (TBC), USAID representatives, jamoat officials, Mahalla Committee leaders, and residents of Ghalchagi village also participated in the ceremony. The system will provide 353 residents with clean drinking water. The water infrastructure project is part of the USAID Local Governance Project, which works in 10 districts and 20 jamoats to improve the quality of local governance and service delivery.

U.S. Government Connects Tajikistan and Afghanistan through Vocational Education
August 30, 2014

The USAID-funded Cross-Border Vocational Education Project, the University of Central Asia’s School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPCE) honored graduates at a graduation ceremony in Khorugh. Shodikhon Jamshed, Governor of Gorno-Badakhshon Autonomous Oblast, His Excellency Abdulagafur Arezou, Afghan Ambassador to Tajikistan, and respected representatives of the Aga Khan Development Network participated in the ceremony.

U.S. Government convenes international agricultural fair in southern Tajikistan
August 21, 2014

U.S. Ambassador Susan M. Elliott and Khatlon Province Chair Davlatsho Gulmahmadzoda officially opened the International Agro-Fair Khatlon-2014.

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