On June 12 Emomali Rakhmon, President of Tajikistan, sent a message of congratulation to Vladimir Putin, President of Russia. The message runs as follows:
“Let me congratulate you with all my cordiality on the Day of National Sovereignty of Russia.
Tajikistan values friendly relations with Russia, which were given significant impulse for further development and expansion. Our countries are connected with close ties based on friendship and interests of mutual benefit. Let me express my confidence that implementation of various large-scale projects aimed at development of economic sphere will contribute greatly to expansion of our reciprocal cooperation.
Our effective cooperation meeting our national interests is consolidating beyond any doubt.
Dear Vladimir Vladimirovich, let me wish you sound health, happiness, great success and peace and prosperity for Russian people.”
Reporting contributed by the President’s Press Service
Translated by the TNNA Khovar