On Thursday February 2, President Emomali Rahmon signed an order on holding three contests in the country this year. 

The following contests are expected to be held this year: “Furughi Subhi Donoi Kitob Ast” (Knowledge Is a Shine of Dawn); “Tojikiston -- Vatani Azizi Man” (Tajikistan Is My Native Land); and “Ilm – Furughi Marifat” (Science Is the Beacon of Knowledge).

Relevant government bodies are ordered to hold these contests at a high organizational level in all regions of the country.

The Ministry of Finance is ordered to allocate 3.75 million somonis to carry out the “Tojikiston -- Vatani Azizi Man” contest, 3.895 million somonis to carry out the “Furughi Subhi Donoi Kitob Ast” contest, and 4.085 million somonis to carry out the “Ilm – Furughi Marifat” contest.

In all, more than 11.3 million somonis will be provided for the holding of these contests from the Reserve Fund of the President of the Republic of Tajikistan.