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.
Manager of the Astana International Financial Center (AIFC) Kairat Kelimbetov held a meeting with the Executive Chairman and Founder of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Klaus Schwab on June 21, in Geneva,"Kazinform" reported, referring to the press service of the AIFC.
Kyrgyzstan's Ministry of Economy has proposed to impose a ban on the export of crude oil, Kyrgyz media reports.
Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan will increase the number of flights. The relevant agreement was concluded in Astana by Chairman of the Civil Aviation Committee of the Ministry of Investment and Development of Kazakhstan Talgat Lustaev and Deputy Head of the Uzbek State Inspectorate for Supervision over Safety of Operations Oleg Lim, the Civil Aviation Committee of the Ministry of Investment and Development of Kazakhstan said in a message.
Uzbekistan has emphasized its readiness to host direct peace talks between the government of neighboring Afghanistan and the Taliban, after both sides announced cease-fires for the Eid al-Fitr holiday.
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.
Kyrgyz and Uzbek defense ministers have signed a military cooperation plan, Sputnik Uzbekistan news agency reported.
Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan to bid for non-permanent UN SC seat, following successful run by Kazakhstan
Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan intend to bid for non-permanent seat of the UN Security Council, countries’ representatives announced during the SCO Summit in Qindao, China, according to the report by the SCO Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure.
China will work with other Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member states to support Kyrgyzstan in its SCO presidency, and create an even brighter future for the organization, Chinese President Xi Jinping said Sunday.