Bishkek, Feb.2, 2018 / Kabar /. Kyrgyzstan is the most successful country in implementation of the JDS project (a project to provide scholarships for state and municipal employees to study abroad), the General Director of the Financial Cooperation Department of JICA Headquarter, Cho Eiichiro said during his meeting with the Director of the State Personnel Service (SPS) of the Kyrgyz Republic, Akram Madumarov.
Signing Ceremony of the Protocol within the framework of the project on providing scholarships for state and municipal employees for the next four-year cycle from 2018-2022 was signed today, the press service of the SPS of the Kyrgyz Republic reported.
During the meeting, the results of the JDS project were presented and a protocol was signed between the SPS Director, Akram Madumarov and the General Director of the Financial Cooperation Department of the JICA Headquarter, Cho Eiichiro.
The Protocol defines 4 priority directions for our republic, such as state and municipal policy, economic development, development of regions, agriculture and infrastructure projects. Within the framework of this protocol, the JICA Agency of Japan supported the SPS initiative to increase the number of project quotas from 15 to 18 scholarships for master's programs from this year, as well as the introduction of the doctoral program, which will provide 2 places annually.
Cho Eiichiro emphasized that out of 13 countries in implementing JDS project, Kyrgyzstan is the most successful country. He stressed that taking into account this circumstance, JICA increased the number of places on master's programs and also introduced a doctoral program for Kyrgyzstan citizens.
Whereas, the Director of the SPS specified that the graduates of JDS project in Kyrgyzstan are successfully climbing their career ladder and many of them are having leadership positions.
"JDS is one of the important projects implemented in Kyrgyzstan in the field of educating state and municipal employees abroad, so the SPS will make great efforts for further development of this project," Madumarov stressed.
At the end of the meeting, the sides confirmed their intentions for further fruitful cooperation in accordance with their earlier commitments.