On April 20, President Emomali Rahmon and Dushanbe Mayor Rustam Emomali attended an official opening of a new textile enterprise, Open Joint-Stock Company (OJSC) Pillai Tojik, in the Tajik capital.

According to the Tajik president’s official website, the enterprise, which was built in Dushanbe’s Sino district, has created 300 new jobs.

Cocoons are reportedly processed to the final level, and high-quality silk, atlas and adras are produced.

OJSC Pillai Tojik consists of a cocoon drying workshop, a fiber processing workshop, a packing workshop, a laboratory, a printing, weaving, cleaning, wool dressing, fabric dry cleaning workshops, atlas and adras workshop, and handmade carpets weaving workshop.

The company's devices and equipment are imported from the People's Republic of China and European countries, which contributes to the production of high-quality products that meet the requirements of world markets.

The annual capacity of silk production is more than 40 tons and the production of silk thread is more than 60 tons, the Tajik president’s official website says, noting that the prepared silk is turned into fabric in a textile factory.

The printing device, the technology of which was imported from Italy, is the first in the country and is aimed at producing beautiful and attractive products by introducing patterns. The new technology makes it possible to enter a pattern into the computer's memory according to the customer's request and to pattern the fabric according to the order.