Dushanbe (UNA-OIC) – The Founder of Peace and National Unity, Leader of the Nation, President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon held a meeting with members of the government where they discussed various topics in interest including the threat of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and its negative impact on socio-economic development.
The meeting focused on food security, supplying the market with quality and organic domestic products, adequate hygiene measures for the prevention of coronavirus, preliminary results of the fall and winter heating season, and other issues.
Other topics discussed included landscaping for the 30th anniversary of independence and preparations for the new school year.
Deputy Prime Minister Gulmahmadzoda Davlatshoh, Minister of Agriculture Salimzoda Amonullo, Minister of Energy and Water Resources Usmonzoda Usmonali and Minister of Health and Social Protection of the Population Abdullozoda Jamoliddin presented their reports on the requisite matters.
During his speech, President Rahmon drew the attention of members of the government to the current situation in the world, including the effect of external influences on the national economy, the threat of the coronavirus (COVID-19), and its negative impact on socio-economic development.
President Emomali Rahmon instructed the officials to take urgent measures to ensure the stability of all sectors of the economy.
Other instructions dealt with promoting a healthy lifestyle, maintaining adequate provisions in health centers, and promoting better sanitation and hygiene among the population in both public and private areas.
On the other side, The Founder of Peace and National Unity, Leader of the Nation, President Rahmon held a meeting on the social and economic development of Sughd Province in the National Vahdat Garden.
The discussion focused on the measures being taken to deal with the problems created in healthcare and the economy by the spread of COVID-19. Other issues discussed included, industrial development, targeted use of state budget resources, rational use of agricultural lands, crime prevention, heating season, and other matters.
President Emomali underlined that the government has taken urgent and timely measures against the pandemic, but its negative consequences have also affected the economic and social life of the people of the Sughd region.
It is noteworthy, that Sughd Region is one of the four administrative divisions and one of the three provinces that make up Tajikistan.