Bishkek, June 23, 2021. / Kabar /. Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic Ruslan Kazakbaev discussed issues of bilateral trade and economic cooperation with Ambassador of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh Jahangir Alam.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kyrgyzstan said that the sides discussed issues of bilateral cooperation in various areas of mutual interest.
In particular, special attention was paid to raising the level of bilateral trade and economic cooperation. In this regard, the sides agreed on the need to create an Intergovernmental Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific, Technical and Cultural and Humanitarian Cooperation between States, the report said.
In addition, the foreign policy body indicated that the sides also stressed the need to develop cooperation in the cultural, humanitarian and scientific and technical spheres and to establish inter-parliamentary ties. “Particular attention is paid to the creation of joint ventures in the textile and clothing industry, the development of tourism, the expansion of the legal framework between the countries, the ministry explained.
During the meeting the sides also exchanged views on topical international issues of mutual interest.
The Kyrgyz minister expressed a request to support the candidacy of the Kyrgyz Republic to the UN Human Rights Council for the period of 2023-2025 and non-permanent members of the UN Security Council for the period of 2027-2028, the Foreign Ministry said.
Following the results, the sides agreed to organize the first bilateral meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Kyrgyzstan and Bangladesh on the sidelines of the international conference “Central Asia and South Asia: Regional Relationship”, which is scheduled for July 15-16, 2021 in Tashkent. Also, Bangladesh ambassador presented the copies of the Credentials to the head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic.