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Kyrgyzstan proposes to create Kyrgyz-Turkish Development Fund

«We propose to create a Kyrgyz-Turkish Development Fund,» the Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers Ulukbek Maripov said at a Business Forum today.

According to him, such a fund with Russia is already working. Similar funds are created with Uzbekistan and Hungary. Therefore, he suggested the governments of the two countries to work on this issue.

«If we create such a fund with Turkey, then funds would begin to flow that would benefit the business of both Kyrgyzstan and Turkey,» Ulukbek Maripov said.

At the same time, the Head of the Cabinet noted that he supports the proposal of the Vice President of Turkey Fuat Oktay to develop the mining industry, tourism, energy and healthcare.

«Whatever industry it is, we can learn a lot from the Turkish side. There are many Turkish companies operating in Kyrgyzstan, they make a significant contribution to the development of the country’s economy. We must develop our relationships, attract investments. It is necessary to implement the instructions given by the president, to create conditions for attracting investments. The entrepreneurs voiced some problems at today’s meeting, they need to be solved,» he concluded.