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Kyrgyzstan completes voting in parliamentary elections

Kyrgyzstan completes voting in parliamentary elections

By Nurzhan Kasmalieva BISHKEK: The parliamentary elections have ended in Kyrgyzstan with the victory of six political parties. For the first time, 90 candidates were elected to the Parliament of Kyrgyzstan through a mixed electoral system with 54 of them according to a proportional system from political parties, and 36 others from single-mandate constituencies on […]

Kyrgyzstan votes for new parliament

Kyrgyzstan votes for new parliament

By Nurzhan Kasmalieva    BISHKEK: The parliamentary elections have started in Kyrgyzstan on Sunday morning. President of Kyrgyzstan Sadyr Zhaparov was one of the first to cast his ballot in a polling station in the outskirts of the capital, Bishkek. After the voting, the head of state called on fellow citizens to be active in the elections and […]

Kyrgyzstan: What future is the country in turbulence expecting?

Kyrgyzstan: What future is the country in turbulence expecting?

By Meder Taabaldiev BISHKEK: In Kyrgyzstan, October 4 marked one year since the 2020 parliamentary election, the results of which sparked massive protests – a culmination of previous president Sooronbai Jeenbekov’s incompetent rule. Pro-government parties took an overwhelming majority of the seats according to the preliminary results. Based on many instances of electoral fraud and […]

Kyrgyzstan launches process of national planning for adaptation to climate change

Kyrgyzstan launches process of national planning for adaptation to climate change

By Nurzhan Kasmalieva  BISHKEK: The Ministry of Natural Resources, Environment and Technical Control of the Kyrgyz Republic, together with UNDP in the Kyrgyz Republic, launched the process of national climate change adaptation planning at a round table in Bishkek. Climate warming will contribute to the increase of such adverse effects as reduced water resources and drought, […]

Kyrgyzstan, Korea to boost economic cooperation

Kyrgyzstan, Korea to boost economic cooperation

By Nurzhan Kasmalieva BISHKEK: Bishkek hosted the fourth meeting of the intergovernmental Kyrgyz-Korean Commission on Economic Cooperation on October 15. The meeting was chaired by Minister of Economy and Commerce Daniyar Amangeldiev from the Kyrgyz side and Deputy Minister for Economic Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic Lee Seong-ho from the Korean […]

Kyrgyzstan’s Meerim Zhumanazarova becomes world champion in women’s wrestling

Kyrgyzstan’s Meerim Zhumanazarova becomes world champion in women’s wrestling

  BISHKEK: Kyrgyzstan’s Meerim Zhumanazarova has won the gold medal at the World Women’s Wrestling Championships in Oslo, Norway. In the final in the weight category up to 68 kg, Zhumanazarova, who will be 22 next month, defeated Japan’s Rin Miyazhi, Kabar news agency reported. Meerim now ranks second in the United World Wrestling (UWW) […]

Kyrgyzstan faces third wave of COVID-19; Cabinet says situation under control

Kyrgyzstan faces third wave of COVID-19; Cabinet says situation under control

By Nurzhan Kasmalieva  BISHKEK: Health authorities in Kyrgyzstan have announced that the third wave of COVID-19 has begun in the country as the epidemiological situation has deteriorated sharply lately. The statistics show that the daily number of new cases is more than 1,000 per day. Minister of Health and Social Development of the country Alymkadyr Beishenaliev […]

Kyrgyzstan mourns victims of border conflict with Tajikistan

Kyrgyzstan mourns victims of border conflict with Tajikistan

By Nurzhan Kasmalieva BISHKEK: President of Kyrgyzstan Sadyr Zhaparov signed a decree, according to which May 1-2, 2021 are declared days of national mourning in the republic. According to the decree, as a result of the armed conflict on April 29-30, 2021, on the Kyrgyz-Tajik border in Batken Oblast of Kyrgyzstan, there are numerous casualties […]

Kyrgyzstan rolls out COVID-19 vaccination program

Kyrgyzstan rolls out COVID-19 vaccination program

By Nurzhan Kasmalieva   BISHKEK: Kyrgyzstan started the first stage of COVID-19 vaccination on March 29. Earlier, on March 19, the Central Asian country received a batch of 150,000 China-donated vaccine doses. This amount of vaccines will be enough for 75,000 people, since the vaccine is injected twice with an interval of 25-28 days. Kyrgyzstan’s Ministry of […]

Return of presidential system among massive political changes in Kyrgyzstan

Return of presidential system among massive political changes in Kyrgyzstan

By Nurzhan Kasmalieva  BISHKEK: Kyrgyzstan has elected a new president, formed a new government, reformed the structure of the government, changed the form of government and now wants to amend the main law – the Constitution of the country. All these changes were started after people’s discontent with the October 4, 2020 parliamentary election results turned […]

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