Emomali Rahmon has been sworn in for his fifth term in office as Tajikistan's president.

The inauguration ceremony took place at the Kokhi Somon State Complex in Dushanbe on October 30.  

The inauguration marked commencement of the fifth term of Emomali Rahmon as President.

After the inauguration ceremony, Emomali Rahmon President addressed the participants of the inauguration ceremony with a keynote speech, in which he outlined the main ways and directions of development. 

Rahmon was reelected on October 11 with 90.92 percent of the vote.  The victory gave him a new seven-year term in office until at least 2027.

Rahmon ran against four largely loyal candidates.