Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, September 27, 2019—The World Bank Group is helping the Kyrgyz Republic develop a national strategy that will make it easier for individuals and smaller businesses to access financial services, part of a larger effort to create jobs and stoke economic growth in the country.
On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of cooperation between Kyrgyzstan and Switzerland, the Swiss Embassy in the Kyrgyz Republic invites its partners and the larger public to the Multimedia Exhibition “Kyrgyz-Swiss Blue Pass” from 27 to 28 of September in the Hangar multi-media center.
Essential utility upgrades in Jalal-Abad and Batken oblasts.
A delegation from the EBRD's Board of Directors will visit Kazakhstan and the Kyrgyz Republic from 8 to 14 September 2019. The visit will help the Directors to assess the progress of reforms taking place in the two Central Asian states, familiarise themselves with the Bank's investments and meet a range of stakeholders.
The seasonal shortage of irrigation water in the Aiyl Aymak of Birlik, Kadamjay district of Batken oblast, was solved with the help of the Aga Khan Foundation's project “Improving Stability and Better Natural Resources Management in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan”, and implemented with the support of the British Government (UK Aid).
New equipment delivered to the city of Cholpon Ata. Over 19,000 citizens of the Kyrgyz city of Cholpon Ata will have regular access to safe drinking water and improved wastewater services thanks to a joint investment in the amount of €5.1 million provided by the EBRD, the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Union (EU).
Audit report of the Project “Engaging Communities for better schools in the Kyrgyz Republic” for the period June 21, 2017 – December 31, 2018.
Bishkek. On July 19, 2019, the Association of Legal Clinics of Kyrgyzstan, with the support of the USAID Collaborative Governance Program, will hold a conference entitled “Role of Legal Clinics within the State-guaranteed Legal Aid System” that will take place between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. at Jannat Regency Hotel, 21/2 Aaly Tokombaev Street.
The Karakol Mayor’s Office is launching two social projects to be implemented through the state social procurement (SSP) mechanism . On a competitive basis, Public Foundation Baldarga Tirek was selected to implement the project “Children of Labor Migrants”, and Public Union Ulukman Daryger will implement the project “Women - Victims of Domestic Violence”.
On June 7, 2019, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with the Kyrgyz Republic.