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Varzob

 

(also Dushanbedar’ia, Dushanbinka), a river in the western Tadzhik SSR; right tributary of the Kafirnigan River. Formed by the confluence of the Ziddy and Maikhura Rivers, which flow down the southern slope of the Gissar Range. Length, 71 km; basin area, 1,740 sq km. It is fed chiefly by melting glaciers and snow. Its average yearly discharge is 53.5 cu m per sec (at Dushanbe). In its lower reaches, on the Gissar Plain, it is widely used for irrigation. The city of Dushanbe and a hydroelectric power-plant grid are located on the Varzob River.

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The leaders gathered here at the mountainous resort, 36 kms from Dushanbe, and along the gushing waters of the Varzob river, discussed the ambitious project that would generate clean electricity through immense hydel resources.
The OSCE Office in Tajikistans Rule of Law and Media units held an interactive training seminar for 18 journalism professionals and aspiring professionals in the Varzob region outside of Dushanbe, on 8 and 9 June 2017.
Nestled deep in the Hissor Valley at the junction of the Varzob and Kofarnihon Rivers and surrounded by snow-peaked mountains, Dushanbe has a beauty no camera can ever fully capture.
Mary visited the Resource and Training Center at Resource Training Center under the Research Institute of Pediatrics, Children's Rehabilitation Center in Varzob district during her visit, which started on Thursday.
Before leaving Tajikistan Pakistan's Premier with Tajik visited exhibition of fruits and vegetables, dried fruits, honey and other goods of paradise nature of Tajikistan while smile on faces and hand in hand in Varzob District .
In June 2009 the Drug Control Agency held drug demand reduction events in five summer camps in the Varzob district.
DUSHANBE, July 30, 2009 (Frontier Star) -- A trilateral meeting of the presidents of Afghanistan (Hamid Karzai), Pakistan (Asif Ali Zardari) and Tajikistan (Emomali Rahmon) was held in the government residency Pugus, Varzob district Thursday morning.
PUGUS -- The picturesque setting of the Varzob valley with its glacial river and lush green vegetation definitely had something to do with the moods of the leaders of Pakistan, Afghanistan,
The Princess plans to visit a number of medical institutions, in particular, Resource Training Center under the Research Institute of Pediatrics, Children's Rehabilitation Center in Varzob district.
Davlatov stated this Saturday during the opening ceremony of Dushanbe Business Forum organized by the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) in Pogus, Tajik President s countryside residence in Varzob, 25 kilometers north of the capital Dushanbe.
Said Narzulloyev, resident of Varzob district, received the main prize - Mercedes-Benz brand car.
Prime Minister Mohammad Nawaz Sharif, President of Afghanistan Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and the host President Emomali Rahmon met here on the sidelines of the Quadrilateral CASA-1000 Summit at the Government Residence in hilly resort in Varzob valley.