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  • 19 Nov 2018- 13:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan In what might be considered a completion of “Phase 1”, the first of six turbines of Tajikistan’s controversial Rogun hydroelectric dam went online on November 16. The $3.9 Billion USD 3600 megawatt project will double the country’s
  • 1 Oct 2018- 11:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan The Asian Development Bank is to fund a grant that will rehabilitate and expand water supply and sanitation infrastructure in the southeast of Dushanbe, Tajikistan. The $41.18 Million USD grant is ADB’s first urban sector project in
  • 3 Nov 2016- 13:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia The government of Uzbekistan still opposes Tajikistan’s construction of the Rogun hydropower plant, a Russian expert said this week. Leonid Gusev, a senior research fellow at the Analytical Center of the International Studies Institute at
  • 31 Oct 2016- 09:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Tajikistan on October 29th started construction of the controversial $3.9 billion USD Rogun hydropower dam on the Vakhsh River. Following a ceremony attended by Tajik President Emomali Rakhmon, workers used explosives to divert the
  • 1 Jul 2016- 11:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Italian industrial group Salini Impregilo has won a $3.9 billion USD contract to build the dam for Tajikistan’s Rogun hydropower project. The deal for the project was signed following a meeting between Tajik President Imomali Rajhmon
  • 23 Feb 2015- 10:18 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE Times of Central Asia An increase in the water flow in the Vakhsh river has led to increasing electricity generation in Tajikistan, Avesta news agency reported citing the country’s Ministry of Energy and Water Resources. The water level in the Nurek
  • 11 Dec 2014- 10:18 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE World Bank World Bank Country Manager for Tajikistan Patricia Veevers-Carter and the Government of Tajikistan project team visited the Khatlon Province earlier this week to meet with beneficiaries and partners of the Second Tajikistan Public
  • 15 Sep 2014- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Disputes over shared water resources are exacerbating problems among Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, according to a new report by NGO the International Crisis Group. The report, “ Water Pressures in Central Asia,” published
  • 14 Jul 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan One Tajik man was killed and at least seven others were wounded as a result of a clash on July 10th near a disputed area on the border between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, where Tajikistan is building a water supply pipeline,
  • 4 Apr 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Tajikistan is planning to withdraw more water from the trans-boundary Syr Darya River to expand irrigation in the country, national authorities said earlier this week. The country has developed projects to irrigate new areas in Sughd
  • 28 Mar 2014- 10:13 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE ITAR-TASS Tajikistan’s national power company has restricted electricity supplies to residential homes in regions to four hours per day. Barqi Tojik said the falling of temperature affected power volumes generated by the country's hydropower
  • 27 Mar 2014- 10:37 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Express Tribune Tajikistan is planning to increase power generation by 40% annually by 2016 in an effort to increase exports to neighbouring and regional countries including Pakistan, says an official of the Tajik embassy. “The increase in
  • 7 Mar 2014- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Tensions over “water supply and fair distribution of water resources in the region of Central Asia” have been aggravated in recent years, and “immediate measures should be applied to reconsider the existing bilateral and multilateral
  • 17 Jan 2014- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia Tajik Ambassador to Russia Abdulmajid Dostiyev met this week with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Krasin to ask for Moscow’s support of the controversial $3 billion USD, 3,600-megawatt Rogun Hydroelectric Power Plant ahead of a
  • 10 Jan 2014- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan On January 7, the Supreme Assembly of Tajikistan, the country’s national parliament, ratified the second phase of a grant agreement between the country and the International Development Association (IDA). The agreement provides $19