BISHKEK, Nov. 28 (Xinhua) -- There is an increase in flu and acute respiratory viral infections cases in Kyrgyzstan, the press service of the country's Health Ministry reported on Wednesday.
The State Agency for Environmental Protection and Forestry initiated a discussion on interaction of concerned parties in the field of conservation of ecosystems and biological diversity, including development of an electronic system of specially protected natural areas and formation of indicators of the state of biodiversity, kabar.kg reports according to the press service of the SAEPF.
BISHKEK -- The European Union's special representative for Central Asia, Peter Burian, has arrived in Bishkek to discuss with Kyrgyz officials ways to expand cooperation between the bloc and the Central Asian nation.
A Turkmen delegation has recently taken part in the preparatory meeting of World Expo 2020 in Dubai, the Turkmen foreign ministry said in a message.
ASTANA, Kazakhstan: Negotiators from Iran, Russia and Turkey met in Kazakhstan’s capital Astana on Wednesday, the Kazakh foreign ministry said, for two days of talks aiming to preserve a fragile 10-week-old truce in northern Syria.
In nations across the world, tourism sector is increasingly playing a key role in aiding GDP growth. Tourism attracts valuable foreign currency and fuels infrastructure growth - opening multiple investment opportunities. Nestled amid the high mountains of Central Asia and the great Kyzylkum, the Republic of Uzbekistan with its magnificent architectural legacy and fascinating medieval history is well poised to emerge as a tourism hotspot. Known for its mosques, mausoleums and the ‘Silk Road’ - the ancient trade highway between China and the Mediterranean – Uzbekistan has a lot to offer. With the splendid city of Samarkand already making its mark as a favourite with tourist from across the globe.
Deputies of Tajikistan’s lower house (Majlisi Namoyandagon) of parliament (Majlisi Oli) have unanimously voted for amendments proposed by the government to the country’s Penal Code. The amendments toughen punishment for brothel keeping, news.tj reports.
BISHKEK, KYRGYZ REPUBLIC (28 November 2018) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved $38.6 million in development financing to help modernize irrigation systems, improve agriculture and land management, strengthen disaster risk management, and enhance data collection and analysis in the Kyrgyz Republic.
During construction of an international seaport in the Turkmen city of Turkmenbashi, the extracted soil was used to create an artificial island in the Turkmenbashi Bay of the Caspian Sea, the Neutral Turkmenistan newspaper reported.
In the first half of 2018, Chinese investments in Kazakhstan amounted to $15.6 billion, compared to $14.8 billion a year earlier, Finprom.kz reported.