It is not yet known whether President Emomali Rahmon will go to Beijing, but he is on the list of guests of the Olympics.

Tajik athletes will not participate in the Beijing Olympics, which starts on February 4, a source in the country's National Olympic Committee told Asia Plus.

According to the representative of the NOC, due to the coronavirus pandemic around the world, Tajik athletes were unable to take part in international competitions and training camps..

Meanwhile, a spokesman for the Chinese Foreign Ministry said that Tajik President Emomali Rahmon is registered in the IOC system to participate in the Olympic Games as an official guest..

Earlier, the chairman of the State Committee for National Security of the Republic of Tajikistan, Saimumin Yatimov, said that Tajikistan would take active measures to eliminate potential threats in order to ensure the safety of the Tajik delegation at the Winter Olympics.

It is currently not known whether Emomali Rahmon will go to Beijing.