AKHP Public Lecture, Khorog: Role of Pamiri Gold in the Development of the GBAO Economy
December 20th, 10:00 am
Dr Sangin Elnazarov
Head of the Sector of the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast (GBAO) Office of the General Directorate for Geology
Exploration works discovered two gold-veins in Pamir – North Pamir gold-vein and Rushan-Pshar gold-vein. The veins have gold mostly as alluvial deposits. Further investigation of the deposits and other gold occurrences will help the Republic of Tajikistan become a country with rich gold resources. In this regard, such investigations are among the priorities of the National Mining Sector Program Development for 2012-2020.
The Republic will benefit from geologic exploration of occurrences of gold or deposits of gold that have already been prepared for mining, and from official registration of the reserves in the respective national registries. It will help to significantly increase the gold and currency reserves of the country. The lecture will discuss the promising gold deposits, and talk about gold-mining cooperatives and self-reporting gold-diggers, working in accordance with the Law of the Republic of Tajikistan “On Precious Metals and Precious Stones”. The law will facilitate intensive development of energy sector, transportation, communications, and social infrastructure in GBAO.
Dr Sangin Elnazarov is the Head of the Sector of the GBAO Office of the General Directorate for Geology since 2009. From 2002-2015, he worked as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Engineering Disciplines at Khorog State University. He is an expert-Gemologist and was the Head of Khorog Precious Metals Procurement Point from 2002-2006. He holds a Candidate of Geological Sciences from the Institute of Geology under the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tajikistan (2009-2012), and completed post-graduate studies at Moscow State University in 2007. He also holds a Geological Engineer degree from the Faculty of Sciences at Khorog State University (1994-1999).
Candidate of Philosophy
Head of the Department of Philosophy and Political Studies
Khorog State University
The lecture will be delivered in Russian.
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