Kazakhstan grants $ 100 mln technical assistance to Kyrgyzstan within EEU

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Astana, Aug. 14, 2017 / Kabar/. Kazakhstan ratified the Agreement on allocation of $ 100 million as technical assistance in the framework of Kyrgyzstan's accession to the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU). This became known in the framework of the bilateral meeting of Prime Minister Sooronbai Zheenbekov with Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev in Astana.

At the meeting, Zheenbekov thanked the head of the government of Kazakhstan for the cordial welcome of the Kyrgyz delegation in Astana and wished a successful meeting of the Eurasian intergovernmental council. "I congratulate you and all the people of Kazakhstan on the successful holding of the EXPO. The opening ceremony was very beautiful," Zheenbekov said.

The sides agreed on the joint construction of the bridge at the Ak-Tilek checkpoint.

They also discussed that joint financing of this bridge in the near future and changing the status of Kenbulun and Tokmok checkpoints from bilateral to multilateral.

In addition, the sides adopted the draft agreement on the demarcation of the Kyrgyz-Kazakh state border, as well as the draft Agreement on the regime of the state border. These documents will be signed in the near future.

The Prime Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic thanked for the ratification of the Agreement on the allocation of $ 100 million as a technical assistance in the framework of the accession of Kyrgyzstan to the EEU.

Zheenbekov said that Kazakhstan occupies a leading position on the inflow of foreign direct investments into the Kyrgyz Republic.

The Kazakh Prime Minister Sagintaev stressed that over the past year almost all issues find common understanding between Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan. "We have a desire to solve all the tasks set for the benefit of fraternal peoples and this is the most important thing," he said and wished Zheenbekov successes in the forthcoming presidential elections in the Kyrgyz Republic.

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