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  • TRAINING PROGRAM QGIS

    From 11.09,-21.09.2018 a training course on the special geological program QGIS for specialists in geology and its subdivisions was organized by the project “Mineral Resources for Development – Tajikistan II”, Federal Institute of Geology and Natural Resources of Germany (BGR). The training course took place in the building of Main Department of Geology under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan. The participants have been involved from different expeditions of MDG including Qayraqum and Panjakent Expeditions. The number of participants have been 10 geologist-specialists. The subjects of the training were such as:

  • President Emomali Rahmon leaves for China to attend SCO Summit

    President Emomali Rahmon leaves for China to attend SCO Summit

         The Founder of Peace and National Unity – Leader of the Nation, President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon left for China to attend the SCO Heads of State Council meeting.

  • TOURISM - PRIORITY DIRECTIONS OF ECONOMIC POLICY OF THE COUNTRY

       The Founder of Peace and National Unity - Leader of the Nation, President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon in his message to the Majlisi Oli of the Republic of Tajikistan, noted: «With a view to developing tourism, presenting our country’s unique tourism opportunities and national culture at the international stage, as well as attracting investment for tourism infrastructure improvement, I would like to propose to declare 2018 as the Year of tourism and folk- crafts in the country».

  • TRAINING FOR PETROGRAPHY

    TRAINING FOR PETROGRAPHY

         The training on petrography was organized, 06-07 March 2018, for the staff of the Main Department of Geology under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan and for the relevant expeditions of MDG.

Geological Survey of Tajikistan

BRIEF HISTORY OF TAJIKISTAN GEOLOGICAL SECTOR

The geological survey of Tajikistan is represented by the Head Department for Geology under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan established on June 28, 1938 by the decree No.275 of the Head Geological Department under the People’s Commissariat of Heavy Industry of the USSR on the basis of field parties and crews of Tajik-Pamir Expedition and a part of the Mid-Asian Geological Trust.  

The geological study of the territory of modern Tajikistan was conducted back in the late XIX – early XX centuries. The systematic studies in the region were started by I. Mushketov, famous Russian geologist. Mushketov’s fundamental works - “Turkestan” and “Geological Map of Turkestan Region” – for several decades served as guidelines for geologists exploring Middle Asia.

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Library

The scientific and technical library of the Geological Exploration and Survey Expedition “Geologiya Tochik” under HDG was founded...

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Mineral resources

The Republic of Tajikistan is located in the south-eastern part of the Central Asia; the area of the Republic is 142.2 thousand sq. km.


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Museem

The geological museum was opened in 1947 to enable systematization of rock material that was stored there since 1939.


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Geological structure

The territory of Tajikistan has an exceptionally complex geological structure. Here, as a result of intensive manifestation of Caledonian...

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