Grant Thornton Tajikistan has merged with local audit firm Esho Audit.

The merged firm will operate as Grant ThorntonTajikistan out of two offices based in the capital city, Dushanbe.

Managing partner Gurgen Hakobyan will head up a team of three partners and 30 staff.

"I am confident that this unique consolidation of our growing firm distinguishes us within the local market and that it will certainly set a new standard of quality in our profession," Hakobyan said.