"We receive a lot of proposals for cooperation and investments, but we need only those that will be effective and beneficial for the region and the whole country and taking into account the national interests," governor of Issyk-Kul oblast Askat Akibaev said in an interview with Kabar News Agency.
According to his words, Iran is interested in cooperation with the region. Iranian side offers to set up joint fisheries, to supply Iran with meat products. The largest medical center of Iran also offers a joint project in the field of public health. Now we study these proposals in detail.
He also said that the Chinese side considers Issyk-Kul region as one of the main partners in the development of regional cooperation. Chinese businessmen are ready to invest in the development of industry in the region.
"The business community of Turkey is more interested in the development of the tourism sector, namely in the construction of resorts, health resorts. India is also interested in the Issyk-Kul region, more than focusing on joint educational programs," he said.
In addition, the governor added that Malaysia has declared its readiness to invest in the construction of three mini hydro power plants, and France proposes the construction of a ski resort near Karakol.
"All of these states are also interested to bring their tourists to Kyrgyzstan. We want to choose from a variety of projects those that will allow us to strengthen our economy, improve our infrastructure, and create a mechanism by which we will be able in the future to realize our own projects," he concluded.
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