President Emomali Rahmon today began a three-day working visit to Sughd province.

This year, it is the first visit of Rahmon to northern Tajikistan.  According to information from the Sughd regional administration, the visit will last through February 10.

While in Sughd, the head of state is expected to visit the cities of Buston, Guliston and Khujand as well as Bobojon-Ghafourov district.

The main purpose of the visit is for the president is to get acquainted with the socio-economic situation in the province and inaugurate a number of economic and social facilities in the area. 

In Buston, Rahmon already attended an official opening ceremony of the Limited Liability Company Nourtez (Nourtez LLC), which will produce more than 40 types of nails of various shapes and sizes.  This enterprise with annual capacity of producing 3,600 tons of nails was established by local entrepreneurs the Akramov brothers.  A total cost of this project is 15.3 million somonis. 

According to the Ministry of Industry and New Technologies (MoINT), Tajikistan’s annual requirements in nails are 8,000 tons.

Nourtez LLC is the second enterprise in Tajikistan producing rolled nails; the first one was built in Buston in 2019.       

Rahmon also inaugurated Tojir Plust LLC and Ganjofar LLC in Buston City.