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Sale of electricity to China: Kyrgyzstan expects investments from project

The Kyrgyz side did offer the option of exporting electricity to China. Erbol Sultanbaev, Spokesman for the President, confirmed this information to 24.kg news agency.

According to him, earlier the press service of the head of state reported that Sadyr Japarov and Xi Jinping discussed issues of cooperation in the energy sector. The Chinese side agreed to study the issue of purchase of electricity from Kyrgyzstan.

«If the issue is resolved positively, this will open the way for attracting additional investments in the construction of hydroelectric power plants in the Kyrgyz Republic and increasing capacities,» Erbol Sultanbaev said.

He added that the press service of the President of Kyrgyzstan reported in detail on the outcome of the meeting of Sadyr Japarov with Xi Jinping. The spokesman for the president noted that all the topics discussed have been covered.