Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and President of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai on the eve of Nowruz holiday will pay a visit to Tajikistan. The sides will discuss economic development of Afghanistan at a meeting of presidents of three countries to be held in Dushanbe, Mehr quoted Tajik Ambassador in Tehran Dovletali Khatamov as telling reporters on Wednesday.
He said presidents of other countries, where International Nowruz holiday is celebrated are expected to attend ceremony and celebrations dedicated to this holiday.
For the first time the ceremony for the International Nowruz holiday was held last year in Iran.
On the initiative of Azerbaijan on February 23, 2010 the UN General Assembly decided to celebrate March 21 as the International Day of Nowruz.