Tajikistan, Uzbekistan Taking Cautious Steps to End Dam Impasse

Demonstrating his hands-on management style, Tajikistan’s President Emomali Rahmon donned a hardhat in early November, clambered into a bulldozer and pushed rocks into the Vakhsh River to get work started on what is slated to become the world’s highest dam. (Photo: Tajikistani Presidential Press Service)

Demonstrating his hands-on management style, Tajikistan’s president donned a hardhat earlier this month, clambered into a bulldozer and pushed rocks into the Vakhsh River to get work started on what is slated to become the world’s highest dam.
 

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Peter Leonard is EurasiaNet's Central Asia editor.

Tajikistan, Uzbekistan Taking Cautious Steps to End Dam Impasse

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