DUSHANBE, May 16, 2011, Asia-Plus -- The OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Lithuanian Foreign Minister, Audronius Ažubalis, has arrived in Tajikistan on a two-day visit, according to the Tajk MFA information department.

The well-informed source at the government says Tajik President Emomali Rahmon is receiving the OSCE CiO today.

According to him, the sides are expected to discuss issues related to strengthening of democratic institutions in the country, ensuring freedom of speech as well as rights and freedom of citizens in Tajikistan.