Afghan section of CASA-1000 enters new phase

Large-scale regional project in the power industry which is set to link Central and South Asia -- CASA-1000 -- has entered construction phase by signing EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) contracts for over 550 kilometers of high voltage direct current transmission line in Afghanistan.
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Tajikistan, Uzbekistan may cancel visa regime

The agreement on the abolition of the visa regime between Tajikistan and Uzbekistan is planned to be signed during Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev’s forthcoming visit to Dushanbe this year, chairman of the Uzbek State Committee for Tourism Development Aziz Abdukhakimov told journalists, Sputnik Tajikistan agency reported Jan. 16.
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