President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon instructed the government of the republic to ensure high speed Internet connection and reasonable prices for access to the network. This was reported by the press service of the head of state.
“Emomali Rahmon gave specific instructions and instructions to the government of the country, the executive office of the President of the Republic of Tajikistan, ministries, government departments and the executive body of state power of the city of Dushanbe on <…> ensuring high speed Internet and affordability for the development of the digital economy,” the statement says. message following the meeting, which the President held on Friday.
Also at the meeting, Rahmon instructed officials to attract more investment to the country for the implementation of priority projects, ensure the implementation of the state budget and develop manufacturing enterprises, as well as ensure the provision of macroeconomic indicators of the state. Earlier, the National Bank of Tajikistan reported that in the first half of 2023, GDP exceeded 54.2 billion somoni (about $5 billion), and its real growth was 8.3%.
According to the Speedtest portal, which ranks the Internet speed in the states, Tajikistan is in 133rd place out of 140 in terms of mobile Internet speed and in 133rd place out of 181 in terms of cable access to the network.