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Deputy PM Askarov participates in 7th China-Central Asia Cooperation Forum

by October 20, 2019 Health

Kyrgyzstan’s Deputy Prime Minister Zamirbek Askarov participated in the seventh China-Central Asia Cooperation Forum in Nanning, the People’s Republic of China.

Askarov delivered a welcoming speech at the opening ceremony and at the session Promotion of women’s development for joint construction of “One Belt, One Road, the press service of the Government reported.

Members of the Kyrgyz delegation also spoke at the Cooperation in the field of cross-border logistics along the land and sea new corridor and e-commerce, Joint development of smart cities sessions.

The delegation members shared their experience in implementing the Safe City project, as well as told about the measures to implement the Decree of President of the Kyrgyz Republic On Declaring 2019 the Year of Regional Development and Digitalization.

Within the framework of the Forum Exhibition of special products of China, Central Asia and Transcaucasia was held, where the Kyrgyz Republic presented domestic agricultural products, souvenirs and wine and vodka products.

Deputy PM Askarov told heads of delegations about the benefits of organic agricultural products from Kyrgyzstan.

As part of his working trip, the Kyrgyz deputy PM met with Chairman of Guangxi Autonomous Region Chen Wu.

The Kyrgyz Republic produces environmentally friendly products. Today, our country is open to other countries for cooperation. We have liberal conditions for business, both local and foreign. We are always happy for investors who are ready to work within the framework of local legislation. We have great opportunities for the development of export potential, as the EAEU market with a population of about 180 million people has been opened for us and we have been given a preference of GSP+. This means that the products produced in our country can be exported to Europe without paying taxes, he stressed.

During the meeting the sides discussed issues of interregional and investment cooperation.

Source: Kyrgyz National News Agency