The Tajik Defense Ministry said the drills will be held in the districts of Khorugh, Ishkashim
, and Shugnan, and will feature tanks and armored personnel carriers.
Tajik-Chinese anti-terrorism exercises start in Ishkashim
AKIPRESS.COM - Soldiers and officers of a special company of the People's Liberation Army of China arrived in Ishkashim
district of GBAO yesterday in their armored vehicles and with their weapons, Asia Plus reports.
Since 2008, four FEZs - "Sogd", "Dangara", "Pyanj" and "Ishkashim
" have been operating in the republic.
Abdullah Hamayon Dehqan, head of the provincial Natural Disaster Management department, told Pajhwok Afghan News roads to Sheghnan, Ishkashim
, Zebak, Arghanjkhwa, Raghistan, Kohistan, Kuf Ab, Sheki, Maimi, Nusi and Khwahan districts had been blocked by snow.
Some, such as the one at the Ishkashim
crossing are held in a mid-river no-man's-land, others allow for the passage of Afghan traders across a bridge onto a cordoned-off piece of Tajik territory.
The Tajik side support Pakistani entrepreneurs for investment in the free economic zone of Tajikistan including Sughd, Ishkashim
Many of the administrative designations, such as Roshan, Vanj, and Ishkashim
, are still being used today.
He said roads of Zibak, Ishkashim
, Wakhan and Sheghnan districts had also been blocked with the provincial capital.
Kahn crossed into Afghanistan from the Tajikistani border town of Ishkashim
. Once he was in Afghanistan, Khan hired a local fixer who said he could take him up into the mountains to meet the Kyrgyz herders, who live in yurts at extremely high altitudes.
During the meeting, the representatives of Economic Development and Trade Ministry presented Sughd, Pyandzh, Dangara, and Ishkashim
free economic zones.
Badakhshan Mines Department officials said sulphur reserves existed in parts of Ishkashim
, Zibak and Yaftal districts, where militants have no presence.