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30-06-2015, 10:11

Tajik president to attend SCO summit next week


Avesta.Tj | 30.06.2015 |Tajik President Emomali Rahmon will attend the 15th meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) to be held in Ufa, Russia, on July 9-10, a local government said Tuesday.

Tajik leader is expected to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, Chinese President Xi Jinping and President of Bashkortostan Rustem Hamidov on the sidelines of the meeting.

During his stay in Ufa, Rahmon will also attend the 7th BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) summit and the meeting of the Eurasian Economic Council.

He will hold meeting with representatives of the Tajik Diaspora in Bashkortostan, as well as with the students and teaching staff of one Bashkortostan technical universities.