On Thursday May 28, President Emomali Rahmon paid a working visit to the Jaihun district in the southern Khatlon province, according to the Tajik president’s official website. 

While in the district, the head of state reportedly got acquainted with living conditions of the local population and visited a number of farming units.  

Emomali Rahmon also got acquainted with activities of the Jaihun central district hospital and its opportunities to prevent the spread of infectious diseases.  

One central hospital, five community hospitals, ten health care centers and thirty-eight first-aid posts now operate in the Jaihun district.  

The president also got acquainted with the vegetation of agricultural crops in the “Odili Jaloliddin” farming unit and the “Abdurahmoni Jomi” orchard.

The “Odili Jaloliddin” farming unit was established in 2011 and a total area of its irrigated lands is six hectares.  Farmers have reportedly planted melons on one hectare, onions on two hectares, cotton on one hectares and maize on two hectares.