Western Tien Shan included in the UNESCO World Heritage List

The World Heritage Committee, on July 10, inscribed eight new sites on the List: one transnational site (in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan), and others in Canada, Chad, China, Iraq, Iran, Mexico and Sudan. Western Tien-Shan is located in the Tien-Shan...

India to open medical center in Bishkek

A premier hospital chain of India plans to open a hospital in Bishkek, the press service of the Ministry of Health reports. This is a highly specialized hospital, which will include gynecology, nephrology, physiology, neurology and cardiology. In addition,...

Bishkek reduces prices of goods from Russia and Kazakhstan

President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev has signed a new law related to railway transport, which will allow unification of transit fees with Russia and Kazakhstan. The order will reduce the cost of imported goods, which will have a positive influence...

Kyrgyzstan may be declared malaria-free country in fall 2016

Kyrgyzstan is moving forward to be certified as malaria-free country. If everything is fine, this can happen this fall. This was stated by the representative of the World Health Organization Regional Office Jarno Habicht on July 21in Bishkek. He noted...

Kyrgyzstan, Germany to bolster cooperation

Kyrgyzstan seeks closer ties with the European Union, the country’s President Almazbek Atambayev stated in follow-up of the meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. This is the first ever official visit of the German Chancellor to Kyrgyzstan. Addressing...

Kyrgyzstan produces 50,000 tons of apricot per year

Kyrgyzstan produces 50,000 tons of apricot per year; the country has great potential, as it can increase the amount of apricot 10 times. At present, Kyrgyzstan is in the list of 25 countries – the leaders in the cultivation of apricots. The apricots...

Kyrgyzstan annually exports goods to Europe worth $ 55 million

Kyrgyzstan annually exports goods to the European Union worth $ 55 million. The export items are dried grains, tobacco, non-ferrous metals, etc.. The government has developed a plan to remove obstacles to promote domestic products to the EU market and...

American Express enters Kyrgyz market

The international payment system American Express has entered the Kyrgyz market, Akchabar.kg financial portal reports. The National Bank of the Kyrgyz Republic reports that, American Express Limited has passed the registration procedure and included in...

Karakol enters top ten most popular destinations for trekking in the CIS

Travel portal “Tour Star” has conducted trekking market research in Russia and the CIS, and chose the most popular tourist resorts for trekking. The top 10 most popular trekking resorts and trekking places in Russia and the CIS also includes...

State language test for immigrants to be introduced in Kyrgyzstan

It is proposed to introduce state language test for immigrants in Kyrgyzstan. According to State Migration Service, the agency has worked out a draft law according to which it is proposed to introduce a requirement that a foreign citizen or stateless...
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