Tajikistan Republic Consul General of Istanbul Mirzobiddin Safarov visited Union of Turkish World Municipalities (TDBB) on Monday, 27 February 2017. During the visit, cooperation topics and commun projects between TDBB and Tajikistan Republic were commented.

Safarov met with Secretary General of TDBB Fahri Solak and stated that they were pleased about close interest of TDBB and aimed to improve relations between Tajikistan Republic and Turkey by talking about cooperation possibilities with TDBB. He also remarked that Turkey had an important place for Tajikistan foreign policy as a close friend and partner. Safarov said, “We have a close cooperation with Republic of Turkey on education, culture, sports and other areas. We would like you to support us for our Nevruz Celebration on March. Also we are always ready to cooperation with TDBB.”

Secretary General of TDBB Fahri Solak congratulated Tajikistan Republic Consul General of Istanbul Mirzobiddin Safarov for his new duty, wished him success and stated that TDBB is an organization established to improve the cooperation between the friendly nations on local governments and municipal works and therefore TDBB would like to work close with Tajikistan. Solak said, “We would like to work close. We know that we have so many common points with Tajikistan. We would like to reflect historical, cultural similarities to the cooperation field on local governments. It is possible to establish sister city relations between Tajikistan and TDBB. Tajikistan officers may join to our expert training programs on several topics. Mutual study visits, information and experience sharing programs may be arranged. Besides we can cooperate for cultural activities in Turkey. As TDBB, we may arrange mutual activities and events in Istanbul for the common cultural and historical heritage.”