Over the past 10 years, migrants have transferred $ 19 billion to Kyrgyzstan. The President of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbai Jeenbekov announced this at the first meeting of the Council on Relations with Compatriots Abroad.
According to him, over the same period, exports amounted to $ 18 billion, and the amount of investments received totalled $ 8.3 billion.
The head of state stressed that in 2018, with the support of labor migrants and compatriots, 153 different foundations have been created, in particular, a development fund and a charity fund. They accumulated about 2 billion soms.
Sooronbai Jeenbekov added that the state was taking all measures to support labor migrants.