Chinese builders will start construction of new buildings for parliament and government in Dushanbe in the near future, Jamshed Ahmadzoda, the head of the Committee for Architecture and Construction under the Government of Tajikistan, told reporters in Dushanbe on January 31.  

According to him, a tender for selection of general contractor has been announced and the tender results will become known in one and a half month.

“And after that construction will begin” Ahmadzoda said, noting that Beijing had awarded a 1.5 billion yuans grant for implementation of the project.    

Recall, President Emomali Rahmon and Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China Li Keqiang took part in ceremonies to lay the foundation stone to the new buildings of Parliament and Government of Tajikistan in Dushanbe on October 13, 2018.  

The Chinese Premier was on a visit to Tajikistan to take part in the 17th meeting of the Council of Heads of Government of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member states.

New parliament building layout

The main building of the parliamentary complex will be 49.7 meters in height and its total area will be 42,874 square meters.

New government building layout

The Governmental complex will consist of one 15-storey building and two 13-storey buildings and its total area will be 10.27 hectares.

It will be built in accordance with modern requirements and national architectural style.