On March 27, 2017 the Founder of Peace and National Unity - Leader of the Nation, President of the Republic of Tajikistan, His Excellency Emomali Rahmon sent a congratulatory telegram to the Federal President of the Republic of Austria Dr. Alexander Van der Bellen, which reads, in particular:
I have the honor to convey my warmest congratulations on the occasion of the twenty-fifth anniversary since the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Republic of Tajikistan and the Republic of Austria.
I am heartened to note that during this period through our constant joint efforts we have enjoyed continuously enhancing cooperation between our two countries in many areas of shared interest, and our interstate relations have reached a significant level based on the principles of mutual understanding, mutual trust and respect.
We have an optimistic view on the future of multi-faceted Tajik-Austrian cooperation and express hope that this fruitful cooperation between our two countries will be further developed for the years to come.
I wish you, Excellency, good health and new achievements, and to the friendly people of Austria - happiness and ever-growing prosperity."