Tajik President Emomali Rahmon and his Kazakh counterpart Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, who arrived in Dushanbe yesterday on a two-day official visit, held an informal meeting on the same day in Tajik president’s country residence in Varzob.  

The beginning of a ceremony of the official visit of the Kazakh president to Tajikistan will start at the Palace of Nation in Dushanbe today. 

Tajikistan-Kazakhstan negotiations in narrow and wide format will take place there and the two sides will sign a new package of government-to-government agreements.   

Kassym-Jomart Kemeluly Tokayev (born May 17, 1953) is a Kazakh politician and diplomat.  He took office as the president of Kazakhstan on March 20, 2019, succeeding Nursultan Nazarbayev, who resigned on March 19, 2019 after 29 years in office.

Diplomatic relations between Tajikistan and Kazakhstan were established on January 7, 1993.  Diplomatic mission of Tajikistan in Kazakhstan started to operate in June, 1993.  Diplomatic mission of Kazakhstan, which received the Embassy status in January 2001, has operated in Dushanbe as an independent Mission since April, 1998.

Since diplomatic relations were established, the leaders of the two states had paid 7 official visits.

Tajikistan and Kazakhstan have signed 100 interstate and intergovernmental agreements. The fundamental document – the agreement on basic relations was signed in January 1993. The strategic partnership agreement, signed on September 14, 2015, have a special place in bilateral ties.

The countries are implementing the Trade Facilitation Roadmap 2019-2022.

Besides, the countries actively collaborate within a number of international and regional organizations such as the UN, OSCE, SCO, CICA, CSTO and CIS.