Kyrgyzstan: car registration price rises

The order “On approval of the wage scale assessment of motor vehicles, applied during the initial registration and re-registration of motor vehicles for 2017”, has come into effect, the State Registration Service reports. The registration fee will increase by 5%. State Registration Service noted that the price of registration of vehicles would only grow. This…

Kyrgyzstan: EBRD provides loan for water upgrade

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a loan for water upgrade in yet another Kyrgyz city, Kyzyl-Kiya under its framework to support water and wastewater modernization in the Kyrgyzstan, the bank reported. The investment will be co-financed by the European Union’s Investment Facility for Central Asia (IFCA), which also has a…

Kyrgyzstan: demand for wheat growing

In terms of constant increasing of the demand for wheat in Kyrgyzstan, the country reduces the planted areas of grains almost every year, the Committee of flour millers under the Entrepreneurs Union of the Kyrgyz Republic declared. In 2015 the planted area under grains decreased by 23 thousand ha, while in the current year –…

Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Russia hold joint “Clear Sky 2016” military exercise

Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Russia conducted the joint “Clear Sky 2016” International command-staff exercise. Central Asian military pilots are currently carrying out joint exercises to repel missile strikes over the region. The main purpose of this exercise is to achieve interoperability between the staff that are interested in obtaining military assistance and assistance to other states.…

Kyrgyzstan: Bishkek hosts SCO Council of Heads of Government

An expanded format meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Council of Heads of Government took place in Kyrgyzstan’s capital, Bishkek. The meeting was attended by Kyrgyzstan’s Acting Prime Minister Sooronbay Jeenbekov, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, Kazakh Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev, Tajik Prime Minister Qohir Rasulzoda, Uzbekistan’s First Deputy Prime Minister Rustam Azimov. Representatives…

Kyrgyzstan to hold referendum on constitution amending

Kyrgyzstan’s President Almazbek Atambayev signed the law on scheduling the referendum on making amendments to the country’s constitution for December 11, said the message posted on the president’s website. During its final reading on November 2, Kyrgyzstan’s parliament approved of the draft law on scheduling the referendum on amending the constitution for December 11. Earlier,…