PHOTO : website of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic
Chinese President XI Jinping arrived in Bishkek. The President of Kyrgyzstan, Sooronbai Jeenbekov held a meeting with the Chinese leader in expanded in-residence Ala-Archa. According to the results plan to sign 20 bilateral documents. Main activities – trade, cultural, humanitarian and military cooperation, the correspondent of “MIR 24” Daria Kim.
“Last year we brought the relations to a comprehensive strategic partnership. We have great prospects for further growth and increased interaction. Today we take a historic decision – we raise our relations with China to a qualitatively new stage of deepening the comprehensive strategic partnership”, – said Jeenbekov.
In the framework of the state visit by the Chinese leader will also host a business forum with the participation of 300 entrepreneurs, where the sign 40 agreements. China is one of the largest investors in the economy of Kyrgyzstan. Over the last three years the volume of investments has grown by almost 20% in Bishkek in the period opened nine new plants. Now the capital has 30 joint ventures.
On Friday, XI Jinping will attend the next meeting of the Council of heads of member States of the Shanghai cooperation organization (SCO). The results expect that relations between countries will rise to a higher level. Note that this is the first and the return state visit of President of China to Kyrgyzstan. A year ago Jeenbekov first visit to China as President. Then he invited the Chinese leader to the Republic.