Minister of Foreign Affairs of Tajikistan Sirojiddin Mukhriddin on September 6 held a telephone conversation with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada Mark Garneau.

During the talks, the parties discussed issues of bilateral cooperation between Tajikistan and Canada, including in the political, economic, social, humanitarian and security spheres,. reports the Information Department of the Foreign Ministry of Tajikistan.

The parties exchanged views on the situation in Afghanistan and expressed their readiness to strengthen and expand cooperation in regional and international formats in order to ensure regional security.

Diplomatic relations between Tajikistan and Canada were established on January 1, 1992. The Canadian Embassy in Tajikistan is located in the city of Nur-Sultan in Kazakhstan.

The meeting of President Emomali Rahmon with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on September 21, 2017 within the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly played an important role in the development of bilateral relations. The meeting discussed issues of cooperation in the economic, trade, energy, transport spheres, as well as issues of security and strengthening of borders.

Canadian side financed demining project in Tajikistan.

Tajikistan's cooperation with Canada is developing through the programs of the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) and covers the areas of agricultural production, health care and education. CIDA works in Tajikistan with the assistance of the Aga Khan Foundation.