Xi jinping meets with Tajik President Emomali Rakhmon

2022-05-01 0 By

Chinese President Xi Jinping meets with Tajik President Emomali Rahmon at the Great Hall of the People on Sunday afternoon to attend the opening ceremony of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics.Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) meets with Tajik President Emomali Rahmon, who is here to attend the opening ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Capital of China, Feb. 5, 2018.Since the establishment of diplomatic ties 30 years ago, china-Tajikistan relations have made leapfrog development and reached a historic height of comprehensive strategic partnership, Xi said.Tajikistan was the first to sign the Belt and Road Cooperation initiative with China, and the two sides took the lead in establishing a development community and a security community. Tajikistan is a true friend.The unbreakable political mutual trust and firm and strong support for each other have been the most valuable experience for china-Tajikistan relations to grow stronger over time.China is ready to work with Tajikistan to build on past achievements and forge ahead for new development of bilateral relations.Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) meets with Tajik President Emomali Rahmon, who is here to attend the opening ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Capital of China, Feb. 5, 2018.Xi stressed that China firmly supports Tajikistan in safeguarding national independence, sovereignty and security, and supports the Tajik people in realizing the goal of a strong country and prosperous people.The two sides should further synergize their development strategies, earnestly implement their economic and trade cooperation plans and strengthen cooperation in green energy, digital economy and e-commerce.China is ready to import more quality agricultural products from Tajikistan and speed up the building of the first Luban workshop in Central Asia in Tajikistan.The two sides should explore the implementation of more projects to benefit people’s livelihood, give full play to the role of the joint prevention and control mechanism of border ports, and ensure smooth and efficient freight transport between China and Tajikistan.China is ready to continue to provide support and assistance to Tajikistan in its fight against the epidemic.China is ready to work with Tajikistan and other Central Asian countries to enhance counter-terrorism cooperation, jointly respond to threats and challenges and safeguard regional peace and tranquility.Rahmon expressed sincere congratulations to China on successfully holding the opening ceremony of the Beijing Winter Olympic Games.Since the establishment of diplomatic ties 30 years ago, the two countries have consolidated and developed good-neighborly and friendly relations in the spirit of mutual understanding and support and become the most important comprehensive strategic partner that can be trusted by each other.China is a good friend to all over the world, and tajikistan is also a good neighbor, friend and partner. To deepen bilateral friendly and cooperative relations was, is and will always be a top diplomatic priority for Tajikistan.Tajikistan thanked China for providing valuable assistance to tajikistan in its fight against COVID-19 and hoped to continue cooperation.Tajikistan is ready to take an active part in belt and Road cooperation and promote cooperation in economy, trade, industry, energy and infrastructure under this framework.China is welcome to expand investment in Tajikistan and import of agricultural products, and deepen exchanges and cooperation in culture, education and other areas.Tajikistan hopes to strengthen communication and coordination with China in international and regional affairs and jointly safeguard regional security and stability.The two sides signed the Plan for Economic and Trade Cooperation between the Government of the People’s Republic of China and the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan until 2025.Ding Xuexiang, Yang Jiechi, Wang Yi, He Lifeng and other officials attended the meeting.