THE STATE ADVISOR TO PRESIDENT HAS HOSTED THE CHAIRMAN OF THE TAJIKISTAN NATIONAL NGO ASSOCIATION
A meeting of the state advisor to the President of Tajikistan on social development and public relations Saidmurod Fattoev with the Chairman of the Tajikistan National NGO Association Shamsiddin Karimov took place on February 5. During the meeting, which passed in a free and sincere atmosphere, the parties have noticed that there are all preconditions in Tajikistan, including favorable and creative space for the formation and development of Civil Society and its institutions. Among these institutions are nongovernmental organizations, which use a good will and political support of the country’s leadership, in particular the President of the Republic of Tajikistan.
During the meeting the state advisor evaluated NGOs as creative and influential forces, noted their contribution for the solution of society’s essential problems, and also in particular underlined their social partnership with the state and other corresponding structures. «The state and the Government of Tajikistan, in particular the President Mr. Emomali Rahmon believe in NGOs as trusted supporters», - has underlined S. Fattoev.
Tajikistan National NGO Association, which is known over the all country as consolidating and centralized body for the first time has been officially recognized on such a high level. Moreover, for the further development and more efficiency of NGO’s activity, their contribution to the solution of society’s essential problems by means of educational programs and social partnership, increase of their role and gaining recognition in society, it is planned to hold a meeting of the President of the Republic Tajikistan with the representatives of Tajikistan public associations in the end of the year or in the beginning of 2011. It should be mentioned that the first meeting of NGO’s representatives with the President took place in 2002.