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Kyrgyzstan

04.07.2017

The first National Road Safety Forum has been held in the capital of Kyrgyzstan. It gathered all the road users: representatives of the relevant state bodies, road inspectors, motorists and pedestrians. The initiator of this event was the faction of the national parliament “Onuguu-Progress.” The event's partner was the NGO “Road Safety.” The participants of the forum unanimously agreed that it was necessary to improve the overall system, increasing the literacy of both motorists and pedestrians, improving their culture of behavior.

03.07.2017

Kyrgyzstan has managed to find an investor for the project for construction of the Upper Naryn cascade of hydroelectric power stations in the territory of the republic. President Almazbek Atambayev made this statement while delivering a speech to summarize his official visit to Moscow. “We were able to find an investor in the Upper Narynsky cascade. At the end of July, an appropriate agreement will be signed,” Atambayev said. Worth recalling, Russia was supposed to be the investor initially.

 

29.06.2017

In Moscow, the presidents of Russia and Kyrgyzstan, Vladimir Putin and Almazbek Atambaev, signed a Declaration on strengthening strategic partnership and allied relations between the two countries. The signing ceremony took place following the state visit of A. Atambayev to Russia and his meeting with the head of the Russian state. Both sides of the agreement reaffirmed their intentions to further develop the strategic partnership and to continue the coordination of their foreign policy activities.

 

21.06.2017

Russia has written off $240 million of Kyrgyzstan's debt. This was done in accordance with the document signed by the head of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation, Anton Siluanov, and the Minister of Finance of Kyrgyzstan, Adylbek Kasymaliev. This protocol is an addition to the agreement on the settlement of Kyrgyzstan's debts, which was concluded by the parties on September 20, 2012.

 

21.06.2017

Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan, has seen the completion of construction of a new large canning plant that will export its products: primarily to Russia and other EEU countries. Annually, the plant will produce over 100 tons of pickled canned vegetables and fruit juices, most of which will go to Russia and Kazakhstan. “We have already assembled all the necessary modern equipment of Italian manufacturers, and we have the opportunity to process the full range of vegetables and fruits that grow in Kyrgyzstan,” said Oleg Vandaev, the technical director of the new plant.

17.06.2017

Kyrgyzstan intends to issue the first crypto-currency in the EEU countries. The authorities of the republic made this decision in order to obtain the funds necessary for investing in the development of gold mines in the country. The company “Kript NN” (Russia) will take part in the implementation of this project. During the Initial Coin Offering, it will act as the main trader.

14.06.2017

In Osh, the largest city of the southern part of Kyrgyzstan, a new enterprise specializing in milk processing have started its work. According to the press service of the government of the republic, the commissioning of the milk processing plant “Osh Ak-Sut” resolves the issue of the sale of dairy products from farmers in the three south regions of the country: Batken, Osh and Jalal-Abad. In addition, the newly created enterprise permanently employs 40 local residents.

 

12.06.2017

During the first five months of 2017, Kyrgyzstan's GDP grew by 6.8 percent as compared to the same period of 2016 and amounted to about KGS153 billion in monetary terms. Press Secretary of the National Statistics Committee Boris Arabaev reported these figures on June 9. According to him, in January-May 2017, the volume of GDP (without taking into account the enterprises engaged in the development of the republic's largest gold deposit “Kumtor”) amounted to KGS136 billion, which is 2.9 percent more than the figure for January-May 2016.

 

12.06.2017

During the recent meeting of the presidents of Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Almazbek Atambayev in Astana, the parties reached an agreement on accelerating the work on demarcation and delimitation of disputed sections of the interstate border. According to the press service of the head of Kyrgyzstan, the meeting took place within the framework of the session of the heads of the SCO states (Shanghai Cooperation Organization). According to the Uzbek president, the bilateral relations have been actively developing recently, especially after President A.

11.06.2017

The Government of Kyrgyzstan has proposed to create joint ventures for the manufacture of military products in the territory of the republic within the framework of the development of cooperation between the defense industrial complexes of the CSTO countries. Deputy Prime Minister Zhenish Razakov announced the news on June 8, during the Bishkek-based meeting of the interstate commission of the states of the Organization for Military-Economic Cooperation.