Dushanbe, 31 October 2011 – The President of Tajikistan, His Excellency Emomali Rahmon hosted a dinner in honour of Mawlana Hazar Imam's visit at the Saodat Teahouse (chaikhana). Prince Amyn and Prince Rahim were also present at the dinner, which featured performances of music, dance and song by a number of Tajik artists.


Mawlana Hazar Imam is currently visiting Tajikistan for the inauguration of the Dushanbe Serena Hotel and to review the progress of other AKDN initiatives in the country. Earlier in the day, Hazar Imam took part in the foundation-ceremony of a fifth AKDN bridge connecting Tajikistan and Afghanistan.