DUSHANBE, September 1, 2011, Asia-Plus  -- On Wednesday August 31, Foreign Minister Hamrkhon Zarifi met here with the CIS Executive Secretary Sergey Lebedev.

The Tajik MFA information department reports that in the course of the talks, Lebedev appreciated Tajikistan’s efforts taken to make preparations for meetings of the CIS councils of foreign ministers and heads of state.

The CIS executive secretary also expressed satisfaction with the state of preparedness of the Tajik capital for hosting the forthcoming sessions, the course said.