In 2021, cooperation with the relevant authorities of the host countries will be strengthened. In particular, in the framework of the 17th session of the Commission on Economic Cooperation between the Republic of Tajikistan and the Russian Federation, the 25th session of the CIS Council of Heads of Migration, the VII Inter-Parliamentary Forum of Tajikistan and Russia and the 16th session of the Commission on Economic Cooperation. between the Republic of Tajikistan and the Republic of Kazakhstan the issues of labor migrants were considered and the relevant protocols were adopted.
As a result, the Russian Federation has granted amnesty to 120 thousand 590 citizens of the Republic of Tajikistan. Also, by holding information events, more than 150 thousand of our citizens legalized their stay in the Russian Federation, which eliminated the risk of deportation from the host country.
Last year, 374 thousand people migrated, including 353 thousand to the Russian Federation, 9 thousand to the Republic of Kazakhstan and 12 thousand to other countries. Also, during this period, 150 thousand people returned to their homeland.
Representation of the Ministry in the Russian Federation received more than 24 thousand applications of citizens of the Republic of Tajikistan and considered them. As a result, with the intervention of the mission, more than 18 million rubles of unpaid wages of migrants were returned, and 13 decisions of district courts against our citizens were annulled by decisions of the Supreme Courts of the Russian Federation.
During this period, according to the approved quota, 5 thousand 777 foreign citizens were issued work permits in the Republic of Tajikistan. At the same time, more than 39 thousand domestic specialists have been provided with jobs in companies licensed to attract foreign specialists.
In order to regulate internal and environmental migration last year, according to the approved plans in the country, 375 families from low-income areas and dangerous areas in areas with vacant lands were provided with plots of land for housing. (Including 23 families in GBAO, 161 families in Khatlon, 90 families in Sughd and 101 families in the GRP). All internal and environmental migrants received soft loans and benefits from the state budget.