Bishkek, Jan. 9, 2018. / Kabar /. Opening of the Toguz Bulak mountain-skiing base, which is located in the village of Almaluu of Chui oblast was held on Jan. 6.
Director of the State Agency for Youth, Physical Culture and Sports Kanat Amankulov, First Deputy Head of the President's Staff Mukhammetkaly Abulgaziev, deputies of the Jogorku Kenesh Aaly Karashev, Nurlanbek Makeev, chairman of the Orgtechstroy OJSC Kanat Ismailov, as well as ski lovers and local people took part in the opening ceremony.
"The opening of the base is a huge contribution to the development of tourism, the popularization of mass winter sports and the maintenance of a healthy lifestyle in Kyrgyzstan," Kanat Amankulov said.
Ismailov highly estimates the tourist potential of the ski base and makes investments in its improvement.
In turn, Muhammetkaliy Abulgaziev noted that the development of local business is a priority.
"Because, jobs are created for the local population, thereby improving their living conditions," he said.
Toguz Bulak ski center is located 40 kilometers from the city of Bishkek, it began its activity in 1978. In 2003, repair works were carried out on the base, and in 2005 a new cableway was opened. The base is famous for its various cableways among fans of winter sports.