US, Central Asian officials discuss business opportunities


WASHINGTON, DC -- The US-Tajikistan Business Council held a panel discussion on "Doing Business in Central Asia" Friday (March 29) in Washington, Asia-Plus reported Tuesday (April 4), citing the Tajik embassy in Washington.

The United States and Tajikistan have steadily strengthened economic and security ties since Tajikistan achieved independence in 1991. Tajikistan has a 1,344km-long shared border with Afghanistan.

US government officials, ambassadors representing Central Asian nations and Afghanistan, and representatives of the business community and think-tanks took part in the discussion.

The participants discussed commercial and investment opportunities in their countries and government initiatives on trade and investment.

Tajik Ambassador to the United States Farhod Salim informed participants about Tajik business development initiatives and economic reforms and the creation of a favourable investment climate in the country.

The US-Tajikistan Business Council was established in 2016.

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