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Kyrgyz ambassador to Pakistan takes part in conference on interaction between Eurasia and South Asia

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by September 23, 2021 Key Issues

Ambassador of Kyrgyzstan to Pakistan Ulanbek Totuyayev took part in the international conference “Pakistan-Eurasian Heartland Connectivity: Towards Socioeconomic, Academic and Legal Cooperation, the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kyrgyzstan said Thursday.

The participation took place on Tuesday as part of a working visit of the Kyrgyz ambassador to Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The event was organized by the Center for Russian, Chinese and Central Asian Studies and the Center for Global and Strategic Studies at Peshawar University.

The main goal of the conference was to promote closer cooperation and interaction between the countries of Eurasia and South Asia by stimulating regional trade, creating joint cultural and educational programs, studying the laws of the countries to facilitate investors, and developing tourism.

In his speech, Ambassador Totuyayev noted that the region of South Asia is closely linked with Central Asia through common history and culture, emphasizing the fact that today the geostrategic position of Kyrgyzstan at the crossroads between Central Asia and China and further through the Karakorum Pass to Pakistan offers excellent opportunities for regional trade and economic cooperation and the establishment of ties in all areas of mutual interest.

He also noted the willingness of the republic to fully support the development of multilateral cooperation within Eurasia and South Asia.

At the conference, the participants discussed the situation in Afghanistan in the context of regional security issues.

Source: Kyrgyz National News Agency

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