DUSHANBE , January 20, Asia-Plus - On Thursday January 19, Tajik President Emomali Rahmonov arrived in Turkey for a four-day official visit.

Yesterday, Emomali Rahmonov met with Turkey ’s President Ahmet Necdet Sezer.  The two discussed issues related to further expansion of bilateral cooperation between the two countries, according to presidential press service.  

On January 19, President Rahmonov also met in Ankara with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Turkish Parliament Speaker Bulet Orij (phonetically spelled), presidential press service reported.  Their talks focused on the issues related to state and prospects of trade and economic cooperation between Tajikistan and Turkey as well as drumming up Turkey ’s investments in Tajikistan ’s economy.  

Rahmonov’s visit to Turkey will last till January 23.