Tajikistan Ready to Launch Joint TV Station with Iran, Afghanistan
Dushanbe is prepared to launch a joint TV station with the other two Persian-language speaking countries of Iran and Afghanistan, a Tajik media official announced on Wednesday, Fars News Agency reported.
"A joint TV for the Persian-language speakers set up through partnership of Iran, Afghanistan and Tajikistan, broadcasting programs for only these three countries, is a proper ground for expanding cooperation among these countries," Head of Tajikistan's Radio and Television Committee Asadollah Rahmanov told FNA.
He added that the joint TV station would also enable Iran, Afghanistan and Tajikistan to inform their nations of the contents of their major agreements on mutual and tripartite cooperation.
According to Rahmanov, all legal and technical documents for launching the TV have been prepared and a building has also been specified for the staff and also for the telecasting of the programs.
He also referred to the commonalities among Iranians, Tajikistanis and Afghans in the spheres of culture, history, religion and traditions, and described development of tripartite relations as important and necessary for these countries.
Lauding Iran's partnership and cooperation in performing important projects in Tajikistan, Rahmanov urged for the promotion of ties between the two countries' radio and television organizations.