On 24 May 2019 during the meeting with the Deputy Director General of the WTO Mr. Yi Xiaozhun, the Head of the official delegation of the Republic of Tajikistan Mr. Zavqizoda Zavqi Amin has introduced the achievements of the country in international trade integration and trade facilitation in the framework of the WTO and also informed about the completed tasks on preparation of the Republic of Tajikistan to its first Trade Policy Review (TPR).
It was noted that on the basis of the instruction of the Founder of Peace and National Unity – Leader of the Nation, President of the Republic of Tajikistan, H. E. Emomali Rahmon the first TPR of Tajikistan is planned to be held in April 2020 and in order to conduct it on high level the relevant Action Plan was approved by the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan.
Mr. Yi Xiaozhun, has highly appreciated the achievements and progress of the Republic of Tajikistan in the post WTO accession period and noted that the WTO is ready to provide assistance in order to conduct the first TPR of Tajikistan on high level. WTO representative paid special attention to the official launching of the Tajikistan Trade Portal (April 2019) and noted it as an important step in further trade facilitation of the Republic of Tajikistan.
Parties agreed to complete the necessary works in order to improve the bilateral cooperation and preparation of the draft Trade Policy Review report of the Republic of Tajikistan before the official visit of the delegation of the WTO Secretariat in October 2019.