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Construction of road China – Kyrgyzstan – Uzbekistan to be discussed soon

President of the Kyrgyz Republic Sooronbai Jeenbekov received the Minister of Transport and Roads Zhamshitbek Kalilov, the Information Policy Department of the President’s Office reported.

According to it, the head of state was informed about:

— issues of cooperation with neighboring countries in the development of road, rail and air traffic;

— ongoing reforms in the road transport sector management system;

— ongoing projects to improve the road and transport infrastructure, as well as the current situation in the sector.

The Head of State noted the importance of developing the transport infrastructure for diversifying markets and increasing transit potential.

The qualitative rehabilitation of the internal roads of the republic will improve the quality of life of the population, especially in the regions, ensure road safety and optimize the costs of their maintenance.

Sooronbai Jeenbekov

Minister Zhamshitbek Kalilov reported that on December 25 a group of specialists will travel to Tashkent for tripartite meetings on the construction of China — Kyrgyzstan — Uzbekistan road, and on December 27, the ministerial talks will be held.

Sooronbai Jeenbekov stressed that the early start of construction will help to increase the attractiveness of Central Asia as the most profitable and efficient transit corridor in the region.