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Tajikistan: Learn the National Anthem to be a Doctor

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, Tajikistan, Citizen Media, Humor

Tajikistan's Deputy Health Minister has recently announced [1] [ru] that “without knowing the national anthem, doctors will not be able to correctly diagnose their patients”. Netizens have responded to the announcement with irony. Blogger Harsavor writes [2] [ru], for example: “[M]y donkey cannot diagnose people. Maybe it is because he does not know the anthem?”