President Writes-Off Debts of Tajiktransgaz

The Tax Service of Tajikistan has found that firms and enterprises have debts to the state amounting to over 900 million somoni ($82.5 million). But this notwithstanding, the government has written-off more than 202 million somoni of debts and fines owed by the company, Tajiktransgaz, cancelling debts of 144 million somoni, and fines of 58 million.

Tajiktransgaz is currently an open joint stock company, which was founded in 1959 for the mass supply of liquefied natural gas to the population of Tajikistan. According to the company, Tajiktransgaz does not have the resources to pay.