On May 8, 2017, The Founder of Peace and National Unity – Leader of the Nation, President of the Republic of Tajikistan, His Excellency Emomali Rahmon extended congratulations to French president-elect Emmanuel Macron. The President’s message reads, in particular:
It gives me great pleasure to extend to You my sincere congratulations on the occasion of your convincing victory at the elections of the President of the French Republic.
Tajikistan highly appreciates current level and content of its partnership relations with France and considers the complex of effective cooperation with it an important direction of its foreign policy.
We look with optimism at the prospects of relationships with the French Republic and we hope that during your leadership friendly relations and multifaceted cooperation between our countries in various directions of mutual interest will enter a new stage of their development.
Expressing my readiness for mutual aspirations in this direction, I wish Your Excellency good health, new successes, and to the friendly people of France - lasting peace and further prosperity".