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President and EDB head discuss projects in Kyrgyzstan

The President of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbai Jeenbekov received the Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Development Bank (EDB) Andrei Belyaninov. The press service of the head of state reported.

The parties discussed the projects implemented by the EDB to improve the road and transport infrastructure, energy security, industrial development, and the main medium-term plans.

The head of state stressed the positive experience of the joint work of Kyrgyzstan and the Eurasian Development Bank since the establishment of cooperation and expressed gratitude for the comprehensive support in financing of significant investment projects in Kyrgyzstan, especially in strengthening energy security.

«The EDB contribution in the matter of financing the large investment projects in Kyrgyzstan is tangible. At the same time, we have a number of planned projects that are of strategic importance for the economy of our country. We are ready to work with the EDB in all these areas,» said Sooronbai Jeenbekov.

The Chairman of the Board of the EDB, Andrei Belyaninov, confirmed that the bank was ready to help the country with implementation of the strategically important for Kyrgyzstan projects.

«We are ready together with the government of Kyrgyzstan to discuss and approve the program of bilateral cooperation. The work with the national currency and its use in investment projects in the framework of integration are our priorities. This is aimed at protection of the interests of entrepreneurs in conditions of market volatility,» said Andrei Belyaninov.

In addition, he informed that the EDB was interested in implementing the projects in the field of energy sector development and construction of the transport infrastructure.