On June 12 Emomali Rakhmon, President of Tajikistan, received officials recently appointed to high-ranking posts in regional departments for interior affairs.
In the course of the meeting the head of the state had talks with newly appointed head of the Khatlon Department for Interior Affairs, Deputy Head of the Sughd Department for Interior affairs and a number of officials serving in other regional departments for interior affairs.
During the talks Emomali Rakhmon appealed to them for faithful service for the sake of national interests.
The primary responsibilities of the officials were defined as struggle with drug traffic and transnational crimes, strict observation of a law on national customs and traditions and a law prohibiting the use of state transport and buildings in personal interests.
The newly appointed officials assured that they would serve faithfully for the sake of peace and prosperity in Tajikistan.
Reporting contributed by the President’s Press Service
Translated by the TNNA Khovar