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President Zhaparov chooses name for 7 millionth citizen of Kyrgyzstan

President Zhaparov chooses name for 7 millionth citizen of Kyrgyzstan

The mother proudly carring her baby (Akipress) BISHKEK: The seven-millionth Kyrgyzstani has become a baby celebrity after President Sadyr Zhaparov called his parents to congratulate them on his birth. The healthy boy was born in Kyzyl-Kiya, a city in Batken Region in southwestern Kyrgyzstan, Kabar News Agency reported. Health Minister Gulnara Baatyrova said that the […]

In Kyrgyzstan, Komuz Day gives life to heritage music

In Kyrgyzstan, Komuz Day gives life to heritage music

BISHKEK: Kyrgyzstan has celebrated with great pride the komuz, a three-stringed musical instrument that has become a national icon venerated by leaders and people with a day – September 9 – dedicated to it. “The Komuz is the pride of our national culture, a special symbol of folk art,” President Sadyr Zhaparov said in his congratulations […]

U.N. chief appoints former Kyrgyzstan president as Afghanistan envoy

U.N. chief appoints former Kyrgyzstan president as Afghanistan envoy

UNITED NATIONS: U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed former president of Kyrgyzstan Roza Otunbayeva as his new Special Representative for Afghanistan and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA). Otunbayeva replaces Deborah Lyons who stepped down in mid-June, the United Nations said in a statement. According to the U.N. statement, Otunbayeva brings […]

Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia mark Independence Day with renewed commitment to unity, national identity

Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia mark Independence Day with renewed commitment to unity, national identity

President Sadyr Zhaparov BISHKEK: Kyrgyzstan and Malaysia celebrated their “Independence Day” by stressing their deep commitment to national identity and unity. For Kyrgyzstan, the 31st anniversary of its independence was an occasion to re-affirm its rich history, national spirit and love for freedom. It was also a new opportunity to reiterate the call to exert […]

Kyrgyzstan declares mourning day for 14 nationals killed in horrific accident in Russia

Kyrgyzstan declares mourning day for 14 nationals killed in horrific accident in Russia

  BISHKEK: Kyrgyzstan declared Tuesday August 23 a day of mourning for 14 citizens who died in a horrific traffic accident in Russia. The flags of the Kyrgyz Republic were flown at half-mast throughout the country, as well as on the buildings of diplomatic and consular missions abroad. Entertainment events and broadcasts were cancelled under […]

75-year-old Kyrgyz man on incredible bicycle ride through seven countries to attend Nomad Games

75-year-old Kyrgyz man on incredible bicycle ride through seven countries to attend Nomad Games

BISHKEK: A 75-year-old man from Kyrgyzstan is confronting age, natural elements and challenges as he sets out a long bike ride to attend the World Nomad Games in Turkey. Mamyt Tashtanov, a resident of Osh in southern Kyrgyzstan, will ride through seven countries – Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Armenia and Turkey. The fourth World […]

Nomad fashion highlighted at world festival in Kyrgyzstan’s Cholpon-Ata

Nomad fashion highlighted at world festival in Kyrgyzstan’s Cholpon-Ata

CHOLPON-ATA: The third edition of the World Nomad Fashion festival in Cholpon-Ata, Issyk-Kul, Kyrgyzstan, a special platform to celebrate and popularize traditional knowledge, culture and clothing history, has concluded on a high note. The festival at the Rukh-Ordo cultural center was attended by famous designers, artisans and specialists in the fashion industry from about 20 countries. […]

Bahrain, Kyrgyzstan explore opportunities for closer ties

Bahrain, Kyrgyzstan explore opportunities for closer ties

By Habib Toumi MANAMA: Bahrain and Kyrgyzstan are set to enhance relations and expand cooperation across several areas, the Kyrgyz foreign minister has said. “Talks with HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, the Speaker and the Minister of Foreign Affairs were highly successful,” Jeenbek Kulubaev said. “There was full understanding and we had agreements […]

Kyrgyzstan among Asia’s top five in World Press Freedom Ranking 2022

Kyrgyzstan among Asia’s top five in World Press Freedom Ranking 2022

By Habib Toumi BISHKEK: The lush greenery is nothing short of spectacular, providing a soothing and refreshing sentiment. Oak Park, one of Bishkek’s oldest parks, is home to very large trees, an open-air 90-sculpture exhibition, and several important monuments. I envy the journalists, photographers and the staff working at Kabar News Agency, the official news […]

Spotlight on Kyrgyzstan as first Eurasian Economic Forum kicks off in Bishkek

Spotlight on Kyrgyzstan as first Eurasian Economic Forum kicks off in Bishkek

  BISHKEK: The First Eurasian Economic Forum was opened in the capital of Kyrgyzstan Bishkek attended by about 2,500 participants. In his welcoming speech, Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of Kyrgyzstan Akylbek Zhaparov said the Eurasian Economic Union is capable of being a major player in the world economy and helping to eliminate the […]

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