DUSHANBE, August 21, Asia-Plus - Chairman of Russia’s Council of Federation (upper chamber of Russia’s parliament), Sergey Mironov, will arrive in Tajikistan on August 24 for an official three-day visit, according to information from the Tajik MFA.   

The source says during his stay in Dushanbe Sergey Mironov is scheduled to hold talks with speakers of both chambers of Tajik parliament on August 24.  A meeting of Mironov with his Tajik counterpart, Chairman of the Majlisi Milli (Tajikistan’s upper chamber of parliament) Mahmadsaid Ubaidulloyev, is aiming to consider inter-parliamentary and inter-chamber cooperation.   The two are supposed to sign an agreement on cooperation between Russia’s Council of Federation and Tajikistan’s Majlisi Milli

On August 25, Sergey Mironov will take part in an official opening of inter-parliamentary forum formally titled “Tajikistan-Russia: Prospects of Regional Cooperation.”  On the same day, Russian speaker will hold meetings with Tajikistan’s President Emomali Rahmonov and Prime Minister Oqil Oqilov.   

Sergey Mironov also will attend a friendship meeting at the Opera and Ballet Theatre in Dushanbe.  

On August 26, Sergey Mironov will leave Dushanbe for Makhachkal, the capital of Russia’s republic of Dagestan.