Tajik parliament ratifies agreement on WTO accession
The Lower House of the Tajik parliament during its regular session in Dushanbe has today ratified an agreement on the accession of Tajikistan to the World Trade Organisation, Avesta news agency reported on Wednesday.
Earlier, on Dec.10, 2012 Geneva hosted a meeting of the WTO General Council, during which Tajikistan was accepted into the World Trade Organisation.
Following the meeting which was attended by President Emomali Rahmon, the following documents were signed: the Protocol on Accession of Tajikistan to the WTO and report of the working group on the Republic's accession to the WTO.
After ratification of the agreement, Tajikistan became a full member of the World Trade Organisation 12 years after the start of the negotiation process.
Until today, the WTO included 157 world countries and Tajikistan will become the 158th member of this organisation.