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Tajik President Publishes Eighth Book

Tajik President Emomali Rahmon

Tajik President Emomali Rahmon

Tajik President Emomali Rahmon has published the 8th volume of his collected works, "Tajikistan's Independence and Revival of the Nation."

The book is dedicated to Tajikistan's glorious past and bright future, but gives barely any explanation for today's miseries.

Booksellers and libraries in Dushanbe have told Tajik media that the presidential tome was an instant hit among readers and that they are planning to order more copies.

Quite a success for the author of a $10-a-copy book in a country where the minimum wage is about $6.

-- Farangis Najibullah

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