A riot of colour: in Dushanbe on the eve of Asian summit, planted 700 thousand colors

Буйство красок: в Душанбе в преддверии азиатского саммита высадили 700 тысяч цветов

In Dushanbe on the eve of the Fifth summit of the conference on interaction and confidence building measures in Asia (CICA) planted 700 thousand colors. Bright colors “painted” the track leading from the airport, flower arrangements and flower beds appeared in different buildings, almost every intersection is decorated with topiary balls and columns of greenery with yellow, red and white flowers, reports TASS with reference to head of the Department of landscaping and gardening Sherali Rakhmonov.

According to him, preparation for the event goes fast. On the avenues and streets were planted more than four million seasonal flowers. In addition, the Metropolitan area is mounted the emblem, symbolizing the friendship between the Asian countries.

The authorities also introduce a new transport scheme. All citizens with cars are asked these days to use the side roads. Main roads of the city will be open only for trolleybuses and buses.

The summit will be held in Dushanbe on 15 June. The expected arrival of dignitaries from 27 countries. The first summit of CICA was held in 2002. It brings together 27 countries, which accounted for about 90% of the territory and population of Asia.