President Blatter receives a warm welcome from the President of Tajikistan, Emomali Rahmonov, in the capital city of Dushanbe.
After taking a look around the country's biggest library, with no fewer than 25,000 books on its shelves, Joseph S. Blatter presents a memento to the library's manager.
President Blatter, Mohammed Bin Hamman and the President of the Tajik Association, Shukhrob Kosimov, exchange gifts.
Joseph Blatter and Mohammed Bin Hamman show off local craftware presented to them on a trip to the municipality of Nurek.
Joseph S. Blatter and the President of the Tajik Association, Shukhrob Kosimov, pose for the cameras with a group of youngsters at the opening of an all-weather pitch in Nurek.
The mountains of Pamir provide a spectacular backdrop as Joseph S. Blatter opens the new synthetic pitch in Nurek, one of the two projects he launched following his last visit to Tajikistan in order to promote football in the country.
Joseph S. Blatter signs the visitors' book at Tajikistan's largest library, whose extensive collection includes books signed by the prominent figures such as Yuri Gagarin and Gandhi.
Traditional costumes add a splash of colour to the official opening of the synthetic pitch in Nurek, a project backed personally by President Blatter himself.
Duty calls for President Blatter even as he takes in Tajikistan's stunning scenery.
What better way to start a game as the President exchanges handshakes and smiles with the match officials just before kick-off?
The FIFA President pays a visit to the world's highest dam in the municipality of Nurek.