Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region

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Gor′no-Ba•dakh•shan′ Auton′omous Re′gion

(ˈgɔr noʊ bə dɑkˈʃɑn)
an autonomous region in SE Tadzhikistan. 161,000; 24,590 sq. mi. (63,700 sq. km).
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The ministries, departments and executive bodies of state government of the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region, regions, Dushanbe city and other districts should ensure that events related to the current holidays will be held on time.
Independence Peak (Kullai Istiklol) with a height of 6,940 meters is located in the center of the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region in the eastern part of the Yazgulemsky Range in Tajikistan.
A Chinese company will take part in the Tajik-Chinese anti-terrorism exercises, which will be held from August 8 to 14 in the Ishkashim district of the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region of Tajikistan, directly bordering Afghanistan.
The report more broadly focused on the Tajik government's tenuous control of its eastern Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region (GBAO) -- which borders Afghanistan's Badakhshan province (of which the Wakhan Corridor is a part) and China's Xinjiang province.
The opening ceremony of the new buildings of the representations of Border troops of Tajikistan took place at the checkpoint "Lower Panj" of Khatlon region and "Tem" checkpoint of Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region.
First, the inhabitants of the Pamir Knot encompassing Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region of Tajikistan, Wakhan District in Badakhshan province of Afghanistan, Kashgar in Xinjiang Autonomous Region of China, and Chitral in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa of Pakistan share a common history, culture, religion and geography.
The purpose of the project is to reduce potential tension in Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region of Tajikistan through the creation of sustainable and effective network of young leaders that participate in political dialogues, social and economic development of local processes.
Fighters in the Gorno-Badakhshan autonomous region near the Afghan border are locked in a standoff with the government after President Imomali Rakhmon sent troops into the area on Tuesday to look for a former opposition warlord accused of killing a local security chief.
Special forces from the Presidential Guard, the National Security Committee, and the Interior Ministry have been tapped for the operation near the city of Khorog, the administrative center of Tajikistan's southern Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region.
The quantity of Afghan opiates crossing into Tajikistan, transiting through the mountainous Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region (GBAO) and entering western China remains undetermined.