DUSHANBE, November 23, Asia-Plus -- The government of Tajikistan has relinquished its powers before a newly elected president, presidential press service reported.  

Under Article 74 of Tajikistan’s Constitution the country’s government relinquishes its powers before a newly elected president.

According to the source, it took place at a government session that was held in Dushanbe Wednesday afternoon.  “All members of the government will perform their duties until the newly elected president forms new ministers,” the source said.