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India and Tajikistan Hold Vital Bilateral Talks

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India and Tajikistan on Monday signed several agreements for enhancing cooperation in various areas as pacts were signed to widen cooperation in the sectors of health, education, industry, energy, labour, employment and culture. 

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon held talks on key regional and international issues and reviewed the current status of bilateral ties apart from deciding to elevate it to "strategic partnership" which will include cooperation in a wide spectrum of areas, including political, economic, defence and counter-terrorism.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Tajikistan is a key partner of India in the Central Asian region. 

An MoU was also signed between India and Tajikistan in the field of sports.

These agreements were signed between Sports Minister, Shri Ajay Maken and their Tajik counterparts Negmatov Maliksho in the presence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the visiting President Emomali Rahmon after delegation level talks at Hyderabad house in New Delhi.

In his statement to the media after the delegation level talks during the state visit of Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon, Singh said both the leaders are in agreement on the need to enhance their trade and investment relations.

Addressing the media after signing of agreement ceremony Dr Manmohan Singh said both the countries agreed to explore the possibilities to develop transport corridors too.

In an attempt to intensify developmental partnership, Indiahas offered to undertake a series of development projects inTajikistan. 

A joint statement, issued after the meeting, said that "with the tragic losses suffered in the November 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai particularly in mind, both sides called for active prosecution of the authors of such crimes and their accomplices and urged that they be brought to justice expeditiously."

Reaffirming that international terrorism is a threat to global peace and security, the two sides condemned "those who support terrorism and underscored that those aiding, abetting and sheltering terrorists were as guilty of acts of terrorism as their actual perpetrators."

The leaders also stressed the need to work jointly towards eliminating terrorism including exchange of information, data, financing of terrorism and related matters and emphasized the need for enhanced dialogue between security agencies.

This was Rahmon's fifth state visit to India.


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