On January 27, Tajikistan Ambassador to Meeting of the Tajikistan Ambassador to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Rukhshona Emomali met in London with the UK Minister for South Asia, United Nations and the Commonwealth Lord Tariq Ahmad. 

According to the Tajik MFA information department, the parties discussed a wide range of issues related to bilateral cooperation between Tajikistan and the UK in various fields.

They also exchanged views on a number of regional and international issues being of mutual interest.   

Minister Lord Tariq Ahmad reportedly wished success to Rukhshona Emomali in her work as Ambassador of Tajikistan to the United Kingdom. 

Meanwhile, Lord Tariq Ahmad tweeted, “Delighted to have met Rukhshon Emomali, Tajikistan’s first female Ambassador and to discuss the regional stability, climate, economic development and human rights.  As we mark 30 years of diplomatic relations, I look forward to working together to build our relations further.” 

The Minister of State for South Asia, United Nations and the Commonwealth is a mid-level position in the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office in the British Government.

The Minister’s responsibilities include: India and Indian Ocean; Afghanistan, Pakistan and Central Asia; multilateral engagement (including G7), sanctions and strategic engagement; the Commonwealth; open societies (including Westminster Foundation for Democracy); and Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI).