Bishkek, July 18 / Kabar /. Bishkek hosted a bilateral meeting of Health Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic Talantbek Batyraliev and an official delegation of the Islamic Republic of Iran headed by Minister of Health and Medical Education Seyed Hossein Gazizadeh-Hashemi.
During the meeting, the sides discussed the issues of cooperation between the two ministries in terms of training and medical education.
The press service of the Ministry of Health of the Kyrgyz Republic reported that the Iranian side expressed its readiness to continue cooperation within the framework of the adopted long-term plan for investment and support in the medicinal sphere.
In turn, Batyraliev stressed the need to open an Iranian medical center and branches of pharmaceutical plants in Kyrgyzstan, which would further strengthen cooperation in the medical field.
"It would be good if an Iranian medical center was built in the republic, as well as branches of Iran's pharmaceutical plants. We are ready to develop cooperation in the field of transplantation and drug provision,” said Batyraliev and assured that there will be no delays on the part of Kyrgyzstan in implementation of reached agreements.
The Iranian delegation will stay in Kyrgyzstan from July 17 to 19, 2017. Within the framework of the visit, the Iranian delegation will meet with the Vice Prime Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic Cholpon Sultanbekova.