The Principality and the Republic of Tajikistan have established diplomatic relations. A joint communiqué to that effect was signed by HE Mr Claude Cottalorda, Ambassador of Monaco in France, and by HE Mr Homidjon Nazarov, Ambassador of Tajikistan to France, both mandated by their respective governments.
The ceremony, on Friday, January 13, was attended by diplomats from both embassies and was held at the Chancellerie Monégasque in Paris.
The two Ambassadors welcomed the opening of diplomatic relations and hoped that they would continue existing economic, cultural, sporting and environmental development.
They spoke of their experiences on topics of common interest, including water resources management and tourism, which could be developed through bilateral cooperation.
The Republic of Tajikistan is the 133rd state to establish diplomatic relations with the Principality of Monaco.