On October 26, 2017, the President of the Asian Development Bank Takehiko Nakao visited the National Museum of Tajikistan as part of his official visit to Tajikistan. At the entrance to the National Museum of Tajikistan guest with the delegation was welcomed by the Director of the National Museum of Tajikistan Sharifzoda Abduvali.
The head specialist of the museum Kimatshoev Maftun conducted a tour for the guests in English.
The guests looked at the museum exposition halls with great interest, got acquainted with the rich history and culture of the Tajik people. It should be noted that Takehiko Nakao was interested in archaeological findings and artifacts exhibited in the exhibition halls of the National Meteorological Museum, as a result of which he asked many questions and received answers to his questions.
After the tour ends, the President of the Asian Development Bank Takehiko Nakao expressed his impressions in the book "Honored Guests" of the National Museum of Tajikistan.
In the end, as a sign of respect, Director of the National Museum of Tajikistan Sharifzoda Abduvali presented a memorable gift to the President of the Asian Development Bank Takehiko Nakao.
«2018 - Year of tourism development and folk crafts»
At the Initiative of Tajikistan, the UN General Assembly on 22nd December adopted a Resolution titled
"International Decade for Action ‘Water for Sustainable Development’, 2018-2028"