Akylbek Japarov, as part of his first trip as Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers to the regions of the country, took part in the investment forum «Development of Batken — Development of the Country» in Batken region. Press service of the government reported.
«Development of the economy of Batken region is of strategic importance. As you know, a law on the special status of the region and a development program have been adopted, and an action plan has been approved. The state, for its part, provides benefits in the form of a special tax regime to entrepreneurs working in border areas. A special investment regime was also introduced — the Cabinet of Ministers provides state guarantees for investments and a full amnesty is planned for investors in Batken region,» Akylbek Japarov said.
According to him, the permitted threshold for direct public procurement will increase from 2 to 5 million soms.
«These regimes are the best time for investment in Batken, including for local entrepreneurs. I urge all of you to use take the opportunity. The main thing is to work according to Eurostandard-5,» he noted.
Akylbek Japarov added that a special preferential regime will be in effect when receiving state and municipal services.
It is expected that the forum will become a platform not only for discussion of topical issues of socio-economic development of the region, but will also allow reaching important agreements.