Tajik President yesterday received Afghan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani, who arrived in Dushanbe for participation in the High-Level International Conference on “International and Regional Cooperation on Countering Terrorism and its Financing through Illicit Drug Trafficking and Organized Crime.” 

According to the Tajik president’s official website, Rahmon noted that regular meetings allow determining new effective ways to expand bilateral and multilateral cooperation.  

Both sides reportedly pointed out the significance of sharing similar stances on the issues related to providing security and combating global threats such as terrorism, radicalism, organized transnational crime and drug trafficking.

In the course of the talks, Rahmon and Rabbani also exchanged views on political, economic and educational cooperation between Tajikistan and Afghanistan.

Rahmon reportedly noted that Tajikistan has opportunities to train personnel for Afghanistan’s agrarian, energy, construction and transportation sectors on preferential terms.  

Salahuddin Rabbani (born May 10, 1971) is an Afghan diplomat and politician who has been Minister of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan since February 1, 2015.  He received an undergraduate degree in management and marketing from the King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals in Saudi Arabia in 1995.  In 2000, Salahuddin Rabbani he received a Master's Degree in business management from Kingston University in the United Kingdom.  From 2006 until 2008, he attended Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) to earn an MA in international Affairs.

Salahuddin's father was former Afghan High Peace Council chairman and Afghan President Burhanuddin Rabbani.