Why was a package of documents sent to Beijing from Xinjiang to suspend the creation of the Free Trade Zone (FTZ), which was planned to be launched this year on the Kazakh-Chinese border?
Religion plays a huge role for both people and the governments. Religion has determined and still determines the course of development for many countries to this day. There are mono-religious states, such as the Vatican, the Persian Gulf countries, and there are multi-religious states. We also know that at some point in history these states fought for the most prioritized way of development, which ended as a rule, with wars.
Kyrgyzstan may face a shortage of oil products in the coming months, the State Committee for Industry, Energy and Subsoil Use of the country said in a statement.
AKIPRESS.COM - An international conference dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the first protocol on water sharing of the Talas River between the Kyrgyz Republic and the Republic of Kazakhstan was held on June 27. The conference brought together representatives of regional administrations, specialized agencies, water sector specialists and representatives of the scientific community from Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. The parties discussed the history of water cooperation in the region, current accomplishments, challenges, as well as a strategic action program for the Chu and Talas river basins, the Regional Environmental Center for Central Asia said.
The fight against corruption will remain a priority for Kyrgyzstan, however, it will never be politically motivated, President Sooronbai Jeenbekov said 27 June in the Kyrgyz Parliament.
Kyrgyzstan's Ministry of Economy has proposed to impose a ban on the export of crude oil, Kyrgyz media reports.
BISHKEK (TCA) — The Government of Kyrgyzstan will open a special account for funds coming from the fight against corruption. According to the Government Decree, signed by Kyrgyz Prime Minister Muhammedkaly Abylgaziev on June 22, the account in the treasury system will be distributed exclusively over decisions of the Government.
In Central Asia, where 10 million people are estimated to be on the move, the phenomenon of out-migration for work is felt most prominently in rural areas. Following the collapse of the Soviet Union, civil wars, and the subsequent decline in job opportunities, men are moving on from the farms they traditionally managed. Increasingly, women are being put in charge.
BISHKEK (TCA) — For the first time in Kyrgyzstan’s history, a Prime Minister had to report for the work of two Governments in which he did not work a day. On June 14, Prime Minister Mukhammedkaly Abylgaziev, who has been heading the Cabinet since April 20 this year, reported on the Government’s work for 2017 at the session of the Parliament of Kyrgyzstan.
Kyrgyz and Uzbek defense ministers have signed a military cooperation plan, Sputnik Uzbekistan news agency reported.