DUSHANBE , March 9, Asia-Plus - Today morning, new German Ambassador to Tajikistan Mr. Rainer Muller presented credentials to Tajik President Emomali Rahmonov, presidential press service reported.  

According to presidential press service, following the credentials-presenting ceremony the two discussed a broad range of issues related to state and prospects of further expansion of cooperation between Tajikistan and Germany

President Rahmonov noted that Germany was one of important partners of Tajikistan in Europe and relationships with Germany were among priorities and main directions of Tajikistan ’s foreign policy.  The sides also supported an idea of holding of a forum of entrepreneurs and businesspeople of Germany and Tajikistan in Hanover on sidelines of the Hanover Exhibition set for April this year.

Rahmonov and Muller also exchanged views on the issues related to postwar reconstruction of Afghanistan’s economy and strengthening of the Tajik-Afghan border, as well as fight against drug trafficking.   

Mr. Muller replaces Dr. Harald Loeschner in this post.