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Pankratov: Kyrgyz-Russian conference for the first time held at such high level

«For the first time, the Interregional Kyrgyz-Russian conference has such a scale and is held at such a high level,» the Minister of Economy of Kyrgyzstan Oleg Pankratov stated today.

According to him, Kyrgyzstan expects that the 8th interregional conference will be a serious platform for strengthening and further deepening of the partnership, not only between states, but also businesses.

Representatives of large business — the Russian Electrotechnical Concern ROSELPROM, Gazprom, Russian Railways, the Union for the Development of Basalt Industry Soyuzbasalt, Rosgeology JSC, and representatives of the Presidential Administration and the Government of Russia, the State Duma, heads of regions, as well as the Eurasian Economic Commission and the Eurasian Development Bank are among the guest in Bishkek today.

«Taking into account these prerequisites and with the participation of such delegations, we hope for productive cooperation not only in the implementation of regional projects, but also in signing of agreements for the implementation of large investment projects. We hope that they will become a driving force of growth and will give the necessary impetus to the further development of our economy,» Oleg Pankratov said.

He noted that the intensification of interregional cooperation of Kyrgyzstan with Russia gives a significant impetus to the development of bilateral trade and economic cooperation and attracting investment from the Russian Federation. Bishkek expects that bilateral cooperation will be built not only to search for new markets, but also to attract new technologies, innovations and create fundamentally new high-tech value chains.