Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon, who was on a state visit to Sri Lanka, said today Tajikistan was keen to learn from Sri Lanka in areas of youth development, tourism, gem industry, and apparel industry.
He highlighted the need to explore more possibilities in those areas during the bilateral talks he had with President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat.
Sri Lanka : Tajikistan
Population 22.2 million : 8.3 million
GDP $ 223 Billion : 23 Billion
GDP Per Capita $ 10,600 : $ 2,700
Population below poverty line 8.9 % : 35.6 %
Inflation 0.9 % : 10.8 %
Prime lending rate 7 % : 26 %
Forex and gold Reserves $ 7.3 billion : $ 494 million
Internet Users 6.6 million : 1.5 million