DUSHANBE , January 24, Asia-Plus -- On Monday January 23, Sharif Saidov head of Tajikistan ’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI), had a telephone conversation with Aqil al-Jasem, Secretary General of the Islamic Commerce of Chamber, according to the CCI press service. 

In the course of the conversation the two considered issues related to international conference on investments that will be held in Saudi Arabia in April this year.  Tajikistan was invited to attend this conference.  The CCI head Sharif Saidov has told Asia-Plus that the conference in Saudi Arabia is aiming to consider issues of development of tourism.  Besides, an exposition of achievements of Islamic countries in tourism and relevant industries will be held on sidelines of the conference.  

According to him, their talks also focused on organizing issues related to holding of a conference on investments and privatization, which is supposed to be held in Dushanbe in the autumn.  “Senior representatives of chambers of commerce from Islamic countries as well as interested organizations, including financial institutions of these countries, are expected to attend the conference in Dushanbe ,” Mr. Saidov said, noting that the Dushanbe conference is staged by the CCI in cooperation with the Islamic Chamber of Commerce.