The President of the Republic of Tajikistan
Emomali Rahmon was born on October 5, 1952 in Dangara, Tajikistan. In 1982, he graduated from the Tajik State University with the Bachelor’s in Economics. During the same year, Mr. Rahmon was promoted to be the Chairman of the collective farm in Dangara region.
From 1976-1988 Mr. Rahmon was the Chairman of the Union Committee of the collective farm in Dangara region of Kulob province. He also held various positions in the leading Government divisions at that time.
In 1992, Mr. Rahmon was elected as the Chairman of Executive Committee of Kulob province and the Chairman of the District People Representative’s body. Later that year, he was elected as the Chairman of the Supreme Assembly of the Republic of Tajikistan.
The President is married and has nine children.
Mr. Rahmon is a recipient of a numerous honors including 2000 World Peace Corps academy Gold Medal award.
The President of the Republic of Tajikistan is the head of the state and the Chairman of the Government – the highest executive body of the country.
The President of the Republic of Tajikistan is elected by national vote for the seven year term and could be re-elected only once.
The President is also a Commander in Chief of the National Army.
The office of the President consisting of 5 departments and 24 offices is the executive arm of the President, including, inter alia, the following are the most important oncs:.
- Department on constitutional rights of citizens
- Public affairs, information and cultural affairs department
- Social policy department
- Department on economic policy
In addition to the executive office of the President, there is a Security Council and five State Advisors, including the State Advisor on Economic Issues, State Advisor on International Affairs, State Advisor on Science and Social issues, State Advisor on Public Affairs, Information and Culture and State Advisor on Defense and Law Enforcement.