Avesta.Tj | 24.06.2014 | President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon, in the framework of his state visit to Malaysia today June 24, visited the new administrative center of the country - Putrajaya city.
Tajik leader mainly familiarized with the local achievements at the briefing in Putrajaya Corporation, the Tajik presidential press service said.
Putrajaya construction was started in 1996, and the main reason of the capital shift from Kuala Lumpur to Putrajaya is the overcrowding in Kuala Lumpur.
Now Putrajaya is an administrative center of Malaysia, and most ministries, agencies, including the permanent residence of the Prime Minister moved here.
There are nearly no the residential houses for living in the new capital of Malaysia. The parties decided to open in Putrajaya an embassy of Tajikistan to Malaysia.
Malaysian side informed until completion of Tajik Embassy building, the diplomatic mission of Tajikistan will settle in a temporary residence. Land for embassy construction has already been allocated.
Emomali Rahmon instructed the diplomats to begin their mission in Malaysia from today. The president of Tajikistan also visited land plot with area more than 1 hectare, where the embassy building will be located.
Today Emomali Rahmon will also visit the Limkokwing University in Putrajaya, where he will meet with the Tajik students studying in the higher education institutions of Malaysia.
In the second half of day, the Tajik President will attend the Tajik-Malaysian business forum.