Bilateral relations of Tajikistan with the Netherlands
Diplomatic relations between the Republic of Tajikistan and the Kingdom of the Netherlands were established on July 27, 1992.
Embassy of the Republic of Tajikistan in Belgium functions as the Embassy of the Republic of Tajikistan to the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Tajikistan to the Kingdom of the Netherlands is Muzaffar Huseinzoda.
The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Tajikistan has its residence in Astana. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the Republic of Tajikistan is Nicolaas Schermers.
Bilateral relations between the two countries are at the stage of perfection. The Republic of Tajikistan considers the Kingdom of the Netherlands its important partner in the European and international arena and is interested in expanding relations between our countries in the bilateral and multilateral spheres.
Political consultations between the Ministries of foreign affairs of Tajikistan and the Netherlands are considered an important platform for cooperation.
Tajikistan believes the Netherlands an economic partner and recently bilateral relations have been strengthened through mutually beneficial cooperation in many areas.
The trade turnover of the Republic of Tajikistan with the Kingdom of the Netherlands for the nine months of 2023 was 14,908 million US dollars.
With a view to strengthening and expand economic and cultural ties, the Honorary Consulate of the Kingdom of the Netherlands was opened in Dushanbe.
Cooperation between Tajikistan and the Netherlands in the field of science and education is carried out under the Erasmus + program and other programs of the European Union. In addition, the Government of the Netherlands annually allocates educational scholarships to young diplomats for periods of study in political and diplomatic centers - the Clingendael Institute of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. There are two Tajik organizations in the Kingdom of the Netherlands, including the "Somonian" and "Rudaki".
Tajikistan and the Netherlands are members of international organizations, productive cooperation has been established between the countries within the framework of the UN, the OSCE, and the European Union. In particular, the initiatives of Tajikistan in the water sector are supported by the Netherlands, and on March 22-24, 2023, the United Nations Conference on the Midterm Comprehensive Review of the Implementation of the Objectives of the International Decade for Action, “Water for Sustainable Development”, 2018–2028” (New York-2023) was be held.
The legal framework for cooperation between the two states is formed by intergovernmental agreements.