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Open skies project means Kyrgyzstan to have 5th freedom of air – MP

“We have only 3 air companies due to closeness of our aviation. Our citizens have to fly from Almaty, since we do not have such flights,” the lawmaker said.

AKIPRESS.COM - 2018-10-19 15:51:00

Russian Railways may participate in modernization, construction of railway in Kyrgyzstan – report

Misharin said the Russian Railway Company is interested in development of cooperation with the Central Asian railways. “This is one of the top areas of our cooperation, including development of transit transportation from Far East to the Central Asian countries and back,” he said.

AKIPRESS.COM - 2018-10-19 15:08:00

5 out of 10 court decisions made under pressure in Kyrgyzstan - expert

AKIPRESS.COM- Five out of 10 court decisions are made under pressure in Kyrgyzstan, Nuriana Kartanbayeva, Soros Foundation - Kyrgyzstan Law Program Director, said at the round table discussion “Anti-corruption policy of the state in the judicial sphere: state and prospects” on October 19.

AKIPRESS.COM - 2018-10-19 12:35:00

President Jeenbekov congratulates workers of social protection and trade unions of Kyrgyzstan on professional holiday

“Caring for people who need help and support requires not only professionalism, but also high human qualities, endurance and mercy. Your kind attitude and support of large families and low-income families, single elderly people and people with disabilities gives them confidence in their future," the

AKIPRESS.COM - 2018-10-19 11:45:00

There is no potato import ban from Kyrgyzstan to Uzbekistan, Minister says

"Currently, 350-400 tons of potatoes are exported to Uzbekistan every day," the minister said. 10 cars are taken out of the wholesale markets of the Chui region daily, 7-8 cars from the Osh and Jalal-Abad regions.

AKIPRESS.COM - 2018-10-18 16:04:00

MP questions credibility of Ambassador of Kyrgyzstan to U.S.

“During visit of our delegation to the United States in 2015, the Ambassador was asked about the child of the woman who died there. The Ambassador replied that he does not know, lots of migrants come to the U.S. and he can’t track every particular migrant,” MP Surabaldieva said.

AKIPRESS.COM - 2018-10-18 10:05:00

Acting Minister of Labor of Kyrgyzstan appointed

AKIPRESS.COM- Prime Minister Muhamedkaliy Abilgaziyev has appointed State Secretary of the Ministry of Labor and Social Development Kabybek Abdiev as acting Minister of Labor.Kanybek Abdiev has been State Secretary of the Ministry of Labor and Social Development since June 2018.Related content15/10/


New Foreign Minister of Kyrgyzstan appointed

AKIPRESS.COM- Chingiz Aidarbekov has been appointed Foreign Minister of Kyrgyzstan.The respective order was signed by President Sooronbai Jeenbekov.Aidarbekov was relieved from his duties of Ambassador of Kyrgyzstan to Japan.Earlier today the Parliament of Kyrgyzstan confirmed Aidarbekov's nominatio


Afghans set to vote amid chaos, corruption and Taliban threats

Afghan police officers stand guard while election commission workers prepare ballot boxes and election material at a polling station in Kabul, Afghanistan October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

REUTERS - 2018-10-19 19:32:24

Parliament of Kyrgyzstan confirms nominee for Foreign Minister

AKIPRESS.COM- The Parliament of Kyrgyzstan today confirmed nomination of Chingiz Aidarbekov, current Ambassador of Kyrgyzstan to Japan, as Foreign Minister of Kyrgyzstan.


Hotline 115 relaunched in Kyrgyzstan after update

The Hotline 115 service was set up in 2014. However, from January 2017 it was decided that calls should be received not only from children, but also from all persons wishing to contact Ombudsman of the Kyrgyz Republic, including nursing homes, as well as places of detention and imprisonment.


Kyrgyzstan defeat Malaysia 1-0 in friendly football match

AKIPRESS.COM- The Kyrgyz national football team defeated Malaysia in a friendly match in Malacca city on October 16.At the 68th minute of the match, Bekjan Sagynbayev scored a goal – 1:0.Head coach of the national team of Kyrgyzstan Alexander Krestinin after the match summed up his results.“We will


Kyrgyz Education Minister brings donors to project sites to show how aid is spent

AKIPRESS.COM- Minister of Education and Science of Kyrgyzstan Gulmira Kudaiberdiyeva has brought representatives of donors, the Delegation of the European Union to Kyrgyzstan, World Food Programme among them, and media representatives to schools of Naryn region.

AKIPRESS.COM - 2018-10-19 11:35:00

Life in rural Kyrgyzstan: Man from Osh breeds thoroughbred horses weighing up to 1,000 kg

Horses were imported from Ukraine, Russia and Europe. Their price exceeds $20,000 in Kyrgyzstan. Compared to other thoroughbred horses, they are stronger, said Abdulaziz's brother.


Malaysia fall to Kyrgyzstan at Hang Jebat Stadium

Despite the numerical advantage, Malaysia just could not find their way back into the match in the short space of time. Just like the last round of international friendlies in September, Malaysia ended the month of October with one win and one defeat.


Kyrgyzstan climbs to 97, Tajikistan drops to 102 in 2018 Global Competitiveness Index

AKIPRESS.COM- The changing nature of economic competitiveness in a world that is becoming increasingly transformed by new, digital technologies is creating a new set of challenges for governments and businesses, which collectively run the risk of having a negative impact on future growth and product


Kyrgyzstan has only 19 airplanes: Director of Civil Aviation Agency

AKIPRESS.COM- There are in total of 19 aircraft in Kyrgyzstan, 17 of them are owned by private companies and 2 are state-owned, said Director of the Civil Aviation Agency Kurmanbek Akishev at a meeting of parliament committee for international affairs, defense and security on October 16.


Ombudsman of Kyrgyzstan, OHCHR Regional Office for Central Asia discuss cooperation

The meeting was attended by Ryszard Komenda, Regional Representative for OHCHR Regional Office in Central Asia; Bea Ferenci, OHCHR Deputy Regional Representative for Central Asia; Natalya Seitmuratova, Advisor at OHCHR Regional Office for Central Asia; Bakai Albanov, National Coordinator at OHCHR Re


Pluto is still a planet in geography textbooks of Kyrgyzstan

Critics pointed on a mistake in the textbook and claim that the International Astronomical Union, the group that gets to name planetary bodies, downgraded Pluto in 2006 and named it one of the objects of the Kuiper belt, a ring of bodies beyond Neptune. But the authors of the geography textbook cite


PM appoints acting Minister of Culture of Kyrgyzstan

AKIPRESS.COM- State Secretary of the Ministry of Culture, Information and Tourism Baktibek Sekimov has been appointed acting Minister of Culture by Prime Minister Muhamedkaliy Abilgaziyev.Baktibek Sekimov has been the State Secretary of the Ministry of Culture since February 2016.