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Prime Minister Ulukbek Maripov meets with Turkish businessmen

Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of Kyrgyzstan Ulukbek Maripov and the Vice President of Turkey Fuat Oktay took part in a consultative meeting with Turkish businessmen within the framework of the 10th meeting of the Intergovernmental Kyrgyz-Turkish Commission on Trade and Economic Cooperation. Press service of the Cabinet of Ministers reported.

During the event, which was attended by more than 30 Turkish entrepreneurs, issues of strengthening mutually beneficial cooperation between the business structures of the two countries and the implementation of new joint investment projects in Kyrgyzstan were discussed. Ulukbek Maripov informed about the conditions created for investors and measures to increase the investment attractiveness of the country.

«Turkey is one of the main trade and investment partners of Kyrgyzstan. Today, our country is ready to make every effort to develop and strengthen relations with Turkey in various fields,» Ulukbek Maripov said.

The Chairman of the Cabinet informed that the President of Kyrgyzstan made a number of important decisions aimed at creating the necessary conditions for a favorable investment climate in the country. In particular, the moratorium on inspections of business entities has been extended until 2022, and the Anti-Corruption Business Council has been created. In addition, a document was adopted on the protection of property and support for entrepreneurs and investors.

Turkish businessmen, including those who have been working in Kyrgyzstan for many years, shared their ideas on investment cooperation, and also raised topical and problematic issues on doing business in the republic. Ulukbek Maripov invited Turkish companies to invest in Kyrgyzstan, especially in priority sectors of the economy, such as energy, industry, agriculture, tourism, mining and healthcare.