Global issues and the order of “Manas”: the memorable state visit of XI Jinping to Kyrgyzstan

Глобальные вопросы и орден «Манас»: чем запомнился госвизит Си Цзиньпина в Кыргызстан

Chinese President XI Jinping arrived in Kyrgyzstan on the eve of a state visit. How to meet comrade XI, tells the correspondent of TV channel “MIR 24” Daria Kim.

The Chinese leader in Kyrgyzstan meet a solemn March. A personal invitation from President of Kyrgyzstan, XI Jinping received in the summer of 2018.

After words of welcome – at the negotiating table. Sooronbay Jeenbekov and XI Jinping were to discuss issues of defense and trade, and cultural projects. The President of Kyrgyzstan announced that soon the Republic will begin to supply China with milk, honey, berries and flour.

“In China they say: “When you drink water, do not forget about the man who dug the well”. We will not forget the help of great and friendly neighbor. The economic agenda included such issues as the creation of joint direct investments Fund, the construction of roads in Bishkek and Osh, the creation in Kyrgyzstan of a diversified agro-industrial Park. Of the digitization of our country, we received a positive response,” – said Jeenbekov.

The two leaders signed 19 documents, including the Declaration on deepening strategic partnership. Also discussed the cooperation in the framework of the initiative “One belt and one road”.

“The signed documents and decisions were made about the national strategy for sustainable development with the initiative of “One belt and one road”, the activation of political coordination and creation of new areas of cooperation,” said XI.

But after negotiations – the most enjoyable part of the meeting. Sooronbai Jeenbekov presents Chinese counterpart with the order of “Manas” I degree – one of the highest state awards of the Kyrgyz Republic. For the contribution to strengthening the cooperation and support of the country.

While heads of States to solve global issues, the delegation of the businessmen who accompanied President XI Jinping to Kyrgyzstan, met with colleagues at the business forum. Signed 24 contracts worth 7.5 billion dollars.

“It’s not grants, not loans, direct foreign investment, which will come in the budget of the country”, – said the expert of the Agency for the promotion and protection of investments Tolkynai Telibekov.

China is one of the main investors in the economy of Kyrgyzstan. Over the past three years at the expense of foreign capital in the country has opened nine factories. After XI Jinping’s visit their number will increase.

14 August in Bishkek will start a regular meeting of the Council of heads of member States of the SCO. It will feature the participation of 11 countries.