The ancient holiday Nowruz was celebrated in Minsk. It symbolizes the end of winter and the beginning of the New Year. The ceremony was organized by the Embassy of Tajikistan. By the way, relations between Minsk and Dushanbe are developing positively and are based on political, economic, scientific and technical ties, Ambassador of Tajikistan to Belarus Mahmadsharif Mahmud Haqdod said. The countries have close humanitarian ties as well. In May, Tajikistan is to host Days of Belarus Culture. The number of Tajik students studying in our country is constantly growing.