The Embassy of the Republic of Tajikistan in Tehran in cooperation with the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) has published a special issue of the “ECO Chronicle” in English on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Independence of the Republic of Tajikistan.
The magazine begins with the special message of the Founder of Peace and National Unity - Leader of the Nation, President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon entitled "Tajikistan and the Economic Cooperation Organization", which contains constructive recommendations for achieving the goals of the ECO. It mentions: “It is our common task to explore approaches and methods of effective cooperation meeting the interests and desires of our people and ensuring their enforcement within the Economic Cooperation Organization.
In our view, it is important to strengthen the unifying and creative role the Economic Cooperation Organization plays by updating and improving this institution’s agenda. Our renewed organization should be strong and practical, with the ability to react immediately and appropriately to socio-economic phenomena and processes in its region of operation.
The Republic of Tajikistan was and will remain dedicated to the Economic Cooperation Organization’s approaches and objectives, and stands ready to upgrade and improve its level and quality of engagement within the organization’s activities”.
The next article of the magazine is dedicated to the swearing-in ceremony of the Leader of the Nation, H.E. Emomali Rahmon as the President of the Republic of Tajikistan on October 30, 2020, and the program speech of the Leader of the Nation is considered as a program of new achievements of Tajikistan for the next seven years.
The article of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan Mr. Sirodjidin Muhriddin entitled "Economic Cooperation Organization: Challenges and Opportunities" highlights the role of the ECO in strengthening regional cooperation, the organization's objectives in promoting regional cooperation and creating a collective tool to counter common threats and challenges, like Covid-19.
The results of the ECO Secretary General's meetings with the Founder of Peace and National Unity - Leader of the Nation, President of the Republic of Tajikistan H.E. Emomali Rahmon, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Economic Development and Trade in Tajikistan in 2020 are also reflected in separate pages of the magazine.
Most of the magazine is devoted to the promotion of the great achievements of the Republic of Tajikistan during the 30 years of independence, which have been achieved under the wise leadership and far-sighted policy of the Leader of the Nation. In this regard, articles entitled "Tajikistan’s Contemporary Economy and Cooperation with the ECO", "Nawruz in Tajikistan", "Dushanbe the city of Friendship and Peace", "Energy Sector in Tajikistan and Prospects for further Development", "Development of Tourism in Tajikistan", "Intensive Industrialization in Tajikistan as a Fourth National Strategic Goal", "Republic of Tajikistan - Key Statistics and Economic Indicators" published in the magazine, reflect the great economic and social changes in Independent Tajikistan.
Articles entitled “Dushanbe hosts the 14th Meeting of the Heads of Railway Authorities" and “Tajikistan hosted the 3rd ECO Ministerial Meeting on Tourism" aim to reflect Tajikistan's role in the activities of this regional organization. At the end of the magazine there is an interview of the Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Tajikistan to the ECO Mr. Nizomiddin Zohidi on the history and prospects of cooperation between Tajikistan and the Organization as a phenomenon of the period of Independence of Tajikistan.
The magazine is decorated with photos of the beauties of Tajikistan.