Almaty–Bishkek Economic Corridor Consultative Meeting

Astana, Kazakhstan: 6 June 2017

From left: Kristian Rosbach, economist (regional cooperation), ADB Regional Cooperation and Operations Coordination Division (CWRC); Nadira Dzheenbekova, director of International Cooperation and Donor’sAid Coordination Department, Ministry of Economy, Kyrgyz Republic; Ruslan Dalenov, first vice-minister, Ministry of National Economy, Kazakhstan; Giovanni Capannelli, country director, ADB Kazakhstan Resident Mission; and Pradeep Srivastava, country director, ADB Tajikistan Resident Mission. (Enlarge photo)


Asian Development Bank participated in the first Almaty-Bishkek Economic Corridor (ABEC) consultative meeting of the joint subcommittee of senior government officials from Kazakhstan and the Kyrgyz Republic.

The meeting agreed on 2017 deliverables and prepared the constituting subcommittee meeting under the Intergovernmental Council, chaired by the Prime Ministers of the two governments.

The subcommittee discussed projects in agriculture, tourism, health, education, and connectivity. The First Vice-Minister of Kazakhstan's Ministry of National Economy of Kazakhstan Ruslan Dalenov and the Director of International Cooperation and Donor’s Aid Coordination Department of the Kyrgyz Republic Ministry of Economy Nadira Dzheenbekova chaired the meeting.

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