Khorog, Capital of Tajik Badakhshan – by Zulfiqar Ali Khan in Parmir Times

Nestled between rugged mountains at the confluence of the famous Panj, Gunt and Shakhdara rivers, Khorogh is the administrative center of the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous region of Tajikistan. It became the capital of Gorno-Badakhshan in 1925 after the grip of USSR tightened on areas rights bank of the Panj River. It hosts about 30,000 people at…

Tajikistan, AKDN to continue bilateral cooperation – Asia Plus News

Author: Zarina Ergasheva DUSHANBE, December 18, 2010, Asia-Plus  — Issues related to bilateral cooperation between Tajikistan and the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) were discussed here on Friday at a meeting of Tajik Foreign Minister Hamrokhon Zarifi with the AKDN Resident Representative in Tajikistan Munir Merali. According to the Tajik MFA information department, the sides…

IIS Collaborates with Foundation for Endangered Languages for Conference in Tajikistan

The Institute of Ismaili Studies (IIS) in collaboration with the Foundation for Endangered Languages (FEL), The Academy of Sciences of Tajikistan (AST), and the Institute of Humanities, Khorog, Tajikistan, organised the 13th Annual International Conference of FEL, which took place in Khorog from 24 to 26 September, 2009. Khorog, capital of the remote, mountainous Gorno-Badakhshan…