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Foundation stone laid for fifth bridge between Tajikistan and Afghanistan

Shurobad, Tajikistan, 31 October 2011 - His Excellency Emomali Rahmon, President of Tajikistan, Minister of Public Works of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan His Excellency Abdulkudus Hamidi, and His Highness the Aga Khan, founder and Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) performed the foundation-stone ceremony for the Shurobod Bridge on 31 October 2011. The bridge is the fifth to be built in partnership with the AKDN, and will connect the Shurobod District of Khatlon Region in Tajikistan with the Khohon Province of Afghanistan.