Between 25-26 July 2011 Ambassador of Tajikistan and Representative to European Union and NATO , Soliev Rustamjon Abdulloevich , had made an working visit to Romania at the invitation of Professor Dr. Anton Caragea, President of European Council on International Relations and Director of Institute of International Relations and Economic Cooperation of Romania, in order to further develop the bilateral relation and offer new dimensions to economical, cultural and political dialogue between Tajikistan and Romania .
Ambassador Soliev Rustamjon Abdulloevich – High Representative of Tajikistan to European Union and NATO
In the framework of the visit Ambassador Soliev paid special attention to de-frozen the economic dimension of the relations between the two countries.
Ambassador of Tajikistan had arranged meetings with Romanian Chamber of Commerce President and European Union Bilateral Chambers of Commerce Vice-President , Director of Romanian Investment Agency and Ministry of Economy and other Romanian economic officials .
The parties expressed the common desire of re-launch the bilateral relations by mutual assured investment , development of trade and tourism . Romanian side express the desire , in accordance with Tajikistan Ambassador views , to have a Romanian – Tajikistan Economic Forum , to have Tajikistan investment in Romanian tourist sites and to have practical offers for investment in Tajikistan .
In the meetings held by Ambassador Soliev at Energy Minister , Romania offered technical expertise for rehabilitation of Tajikistan energy system and also expressed interest in programs for solar and wind energy exploitation in Tajikistan .
In all the meetings Ambassador Soliev Rustamjon received official congratulation on the appointment of President of Tajikistan, Emamoli Rahmon for the prestigious European award of LEADER OF XXI CENTURY , the Romanian side underlining that this famous award is the expression of Tajikistan new position of strength in the world and also an incentive for foreign investors to seek closer economical and political relations with Tajikistan , as the prize is awarded as a proof of European confidence in a country and a leader.
In a special meeting at the European Council on International Relations Headquarters Ambassador Soliev Rustamjon Abdulloevich presented for an impressive audience of academics , politicians, diplomats and foreign observers , a report about Tajikistan development today .
The report was based on the masterpiece book TAJIK ARTS AND CRAFTS THROUGH THE CENTURIES by Hamrokhon Zarifi , Minister of Foreign Affairs of Tajikistan and highlighted the cultural richness and lofty tradition of the country. From Alexander the Great to Silk Road and today development and beauties of Tajikistan under President Emomali Rahmon economic and social reform program , the complete image of Tajikstan was presented in the Ambassador Soliev report .
Ambassador Soliev and european academics.
In the official audience granted by Director of Institute of International Relations and Economic Cooperation , professor Dr. Anton Caragea to Ambassador Soliev the parties expressed the determination to boost cultural and academic relations, to create a framework for cultural and political dialogue and to organize an art exhibition : TAJIKISTAN IN THE HEART OF SILK ROAD based on the art crafts presented in the book of Minister of Foreign Affairs of Tajikistan , Hamrokhon Zarifi.
The parties had agreed a calendar of mutual consultation to search for new ways of fostering European Union – Tajikistan relations but also Romania-Tajikistan relation.
The cultural dimension of bilateral Romania-Tajikistan relation was underlined also by meetings at Ministry of Culture and by visit of Ambassador Soliev Rustamjon Abdulloevich to the oldest ethnographic museum in Eastern Europe : Village Museum of Romania .
The two day visit succeeded , after a long time, to recreate a new dimension of Romania – Tajikistan relation.
Solid discussion on economy, culture and political agenda create a new framework and the Romanian side expressed, at the end of the visit of Ambassador Soliev , the desire for a continuity in this fruitful dialogue and for new ways according with the concepts of XXI century diplomacy to develop the bilateral relation.
Professor Anton Caragea presented the main high-lights of the report: Kazakhstan electoral law, Kazakhstan electoral commission activities and mass media and domestic and international observer’s presence for the poll.
Professor Dr. Anton Caragea meets the Kazakh Central Electoral Commission Chairman when supervising 2007 parliamentary elections.
The preliminary assessment of the preparation for Presidential Election in Kazakhstan is that: ″Kazakhstan Government is insuring an open and fair climate, with equal opportunities for all candidates and with mass media and international and domestic observers’ presence and we consider that preliminary measures are in accordance with international law and elections provisions and the democratic nature of election process in Kazakhstan is self evident″.
A clear endorsement of the Kazakhstan pre-election preparation to hold free and open Presidential elections is the conclusion of the IRICE Commission for preparing the Monitoring Mission in Republic of Kazakhstan.
Based on this report Professor Anton Caragea accepted to lead a monitoring mission for Kazakhstan Presidential Election. This the eight such mission and the second in Kazakhstan all of the mission being a success and in six of this missions the final report of IRICE was accepted as an European document and evaluation report .
In 2007 a delegation from Institute of International Relations and Economic Cooperation has supervised the elections for Madjilis ( the Lower House of Kazakhstan Parliament ) in august 2007 with a great success supporting the democratic process in Kazakhstan.
″We are not accepting such a monitoring mission if we don’t have the confidence that the organizing state is committed in respecting fundamental values and democratic process″, declared Professor Anton Caragea, IRICE director. Romanian support and commitment for Kazakhstan democratic process and development is a long term commitment and the Institute of International Relations and Economic Cooperation of Romania decision in strengthening relations between Romanian and Kazakhstan is unwavering stated professor Anton Caragea.
Romania has being a long side Kazakhstan in 2010 , when Kazakhstan held the Chair Office of Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and we have organized the OSCE Bucharest Conference. Kazakhstan Presidency to send a public message to international community that Kazakhstan Presidency of OSCE will be a success and the message was acknowledge as such.
Today we are sending a new message , Kazakhstan is on a democratic path , is building free and open elections, is offering to the Kazakh people a clear chance to vote ,choose and express their views in a transparent manner. ″The pre-election commitments are clear and fulfilled by Kazakhstan government and we will be on the spot to monitor and the final step of the election: Election Day and election results″ declared Professor Dr. Anton Caragea director of Institute of International Relations and Economic Cooperation.
In data de 28 martie 2011 , Comisia de Pregatire a Misiunii de Monitorizare a Alegerilor din Kazahstan a Institutului de Relatii Internationale si Cooperare Economica ( IRICE ), a prezentat publicului Raportul Preliminar de Monitorizare a Pregatirilor pentru Alegerile Prezidentiale din Kazahstan.
Profesor Dr. Anton Caragea , directorul IRICE a prezentat principalele elemente constitutive ale raportului : Legea Electorala a Kazahstanului , activitatile Comisiei Electorale a Kazahstanului si informatii privind reflectarea in mass media a alegerilor si prezenta observatorilor internationali si interni in cadrul alegerilor din aprilie 2011.
Profesor dr. Anton Caragea conducand delegatia romaneasca de monitorizare a alegerilor din Kazahstan-august 2007 cu Presedintele Comisiei Electorale Centrale din Kazahstan
Raportul preliminar de evaluare a pregatirilor pentru alegerile prezidentiale concluzioneaza : ″Guvernul Kazahstanului a reusit sa asigure un climat deschis si onest , cu oportunitati egale de exprimare pentru toti candidatii si cu prezenta mass mediei locale si a observatorilor internationali si interni si consideram masurile preliminare ca fiind in consonanta cu legile internationale si cu prevederile electorale si apreciem ca natura democratica a procesului electoral din Kazahstan este evidenta″.
O sustinere clara a pregatirilor pentru alegerile din Kazahstan, de natura a asigura o competitie electorala deschisa si transparenta , este concluzia raportului preliminar al Comisiei de Pregatire a Misiunii de Monitorizare a Alegerilor din Kazahstan a Institutului de Relatii Internationale si Cooperare Economica.
In baza acestui raport Profesor Dr. Anton Caragea a acceptat sa conduca o misiune de monitorizare a Alegerilor Prezidentiale din Kazahstan.
Aceasta este a opta misiune de acest fel si a doua in Kazahstan, toate fiind misiuni indeplinite cu succes si in sase dintre aceste misiuni raportul final fiind acceptat ca document si evaluare europeana .
In 2007 o delegatie a Institutului de Relatii Internationale si Cooperare Economica a supervizat alegerile pentru Madjilis ( Camera Deputatilor in Parlamentul din Kazahstan ) din august 2007 cu un important succes , sprijinind procesul democratic din Kazahstan .
″Nu acceptam astfel de misiuni de monitorizare daca nu avem incredere in dorinta statului organizator de a respecta valorile fundamentale ale procesului democratic″, a declarat profesorul Anton Caragea directorul IRICE.
Sprijinul si implicarea Romaniei in sprijinirea procesului democratic din Kazahstan reprezinta o dorinta de cooperare pe termen lung si decizia Institutului de Relatii Internationale si Cooperare Economica de a strange relatiile romano-kazahe este ferma , a mai declarat profesorul Anton Caragea.
Romania a stat alaturi de Kazahstan in 2010, cand Kazahstanul a avut Presedintia Organizatiei pentru Securitate si Cooperare in Europa si noi am organizat Conferinta OSCE de la Bucuresti . Presedintia Kazaha, unde am trimis un mesaj public catre comunitatea internationala de sustinere si de incredere in succesul Presedintiei Kazahstanului la OSCE, succes care s-a adeverit si a fost recunoscut ca atare.
Astazi transimtem un nou mesaj : Kazahstanul este in plin proces democratic , construieste alegeri libere si transparente si ofera poporului kazah sansa clara de a alege si a-si exprima opiniile intr-o maniera deschisa .
Angajamentele de pregatire a alegerilor in mod democratic au fost respectate de catre autoritatile kazahe si noi vom fi la fata locului sa monitorizam si ultimii pasi ai alegerilor : ziua alegerilor si rezultatele finale , a declarat profesor Dr. Anton Caragea, directorul Institutului de Relatii Internationale si Cooperare Economica