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ACIG took part in the Interregional Conference on Extension of Russia-Kyrgyzstan Cooperation

On November 28-30, the second Russia-Kyrgyzstan interregional conference “Extension of Interregional Cooperation between the Kyrgyz Republic and the Russian Federation as a Factor of Sustainable Development” took place in Bishkek, the Kyrgyz Republic.

Chairman of the ACIG Supervisory Board Viktor Tolmachev took part in the conference upon the invitation of the Presidential Administration. The high level of the Russian delegation, which included the Advisors to the President of the Russian Federation Sergei Glaziev and Igor Levitin and the Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Kyrgyz Republic Andrei Krutko, underlined the importance the Russian Federation attaches to the development of relations with the Kyrgyz Republic.

The participants of the two-day conference discussed the issues of the current state and outlook for the development of the joint investment projects in infrastructure and energy sector. Among the most urgent tasks were deepening the integration process in cultural and social spheres and strengthening international cooperation between the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and the Kyrgyzstan regions.

In his speech, Viktor Tolmachev noted: “… The results achieved in the field of bilateral education programs due to the efforts of the Administrations of the countries’ leaders are a positive sign for the Russian academic society and need further development. ACIG, together with its partner Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, is ready to take part in the implementation of the long-term retraining and advanced training programs for the high-ranked civil servants of the Kyrgyz Republic. Joint efforts of state education institutions and non-governmental organizations in research and education will result in deeper Russia-Kyrgyzstan humanitarian cooperation in the spirit of international and interreligious accord, friendship and mutual understanding between these two peoples.”