On June 15, the President of Uzbekistan will take part in the work of the Fifth CICA (Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia) Summit in Dushanbe, Asia-Plus reports.
According to the publication’s source, the presidents of 12 states - Uzbekistan, China, Russia, Iran, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka will arrive in Tajikistan to participate in the Dushanbe summit. Abdullah Abdullah, Prime Minister of Afghanistan, will represent the country in the event.
Another 15 CICA member countries will be represented by prime ministers, deputy prime ministers and foreign ministers.
In addition to participating in the summit, a number of bilateral meetings are planned for all heads of delegations, a government source said.
The main events of the summit will be held in the capital's palace “Kohi Navruz”. Currently, Dushanbe is strenuously preparing to receive distinguished guests: thousands of flower beds have been planted in the city, new street lights have been installed along the protocol route, curbs painted in bright colors and so on.
Dushanbe’s preparation for the summit is personally controlled by Rustam Emomali. On the days of the summit - June 14-15, the central roads of Dushanbe will be closed for traffic.