Author: Suyuna Usmanov

Crossing the famous Do Long Pass, admiring the legendary Seven Bulls sandstone, hunting the Milky Way at the end of the season… are unforgettable experiences for tourists in Kyrgyzstan. Places that sound somewhat strange to many people such as Issyk Kul Lake, Do Long Pass,… but will certainly create a “little ring in the heart” for those who have immersed themselves in short stories like The First Teacher, Camel’s eyes, Young maple tree covered with red scarf ,… in the work The Tale of Mountains and Steppes by famous Kyrgyz writer Chingiz Aitmatov. The opportunity to reach this remote country located in Central Asia…

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Valencia, Turin, Madrid (28/11 – 25) Ducati’s Francesco Bagnaia retained his MotoGP world title with many records; there are nevertheless signs that the Ducati rider will face sterner competition next season. The Italian rider won the 2023 season-ending MotoGP Grand Prix in Valencia on Sunday to clinch his second world title in a row. The protege of Valentino Rossi becomes the third rider to take back-to-back MotoGP titles since the introduction of the class in 2002. Only Valentino Rossi and Marc Marquez previously managed to do that. Bagnaia is the first rider to successfully race and defend #1 in the…

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Uzbekistan is hosting the 25th session of the General Assembly of the World Tourism Organization. The event is attended by representatives of 133 countries, including a delegation from Kyrgyzstan. The Tourism Development Support Fund of the Kyrgyz Republic reported. The President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev personally welcomed the Kyrgyz delegation at Kyrgyzstan’s national stand. The conversation was focused on tourism development and promotion of the new tourist center Samarkand-city. The President of Uzbekistan noted that the construction of Samarkand-city on the place of swamps was an ambitious project and he personally contributed to its development, even created his own sketches. In his opening speech, Shavkat Mirziyoyev expressed interest in the development of sustainable tourism and proposed several initiatives to enhance cooperation between Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan.…

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The Ministry of Digital Development of Kyrgyzstan encountered technical difficulties in implementation of the decision to ban TikTok. Azattyk reported, citing Bektur Ibragimov, a representative of the Ministry of Culture, Information, Sports and Youth Policy. However, the decision to ban the popular Chinese social media app remains unchanged. «Our decision to ban TikTok is in force. The Ministry of Digital Development was supposed to implement it. But there are technical difficulties. The work has not yet been completed,» the media outlet quoted the official from the Ministry of Culture as saying. The Ministry of Digital Development, which 24.kg news agency contacted for comment, said: «Currently, appropriate measures are being taken, and appropriate work is underway with the relevant state-owned enterprises on the TikTok…

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Suhail bin Mohammed Al Mazrouei, UAE’s Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, led a high-level UAE delegation to the Kyrgyz Republic on a visit aimed to explore opportunities to enhance cooperation between the two countries in all fields. Sadyr Japarov, President of the Kyrgyz Republic, received Al Mazrouei, and his accompanying delegation, in the presence of Mohammed Al Arqi, Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to Kazakhstan, and the Non-Resident Ambassador to Kyrgyzstan. At the beginning of the meeting, the UAE Minister conveyed the greetings of President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President,…

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The Kyrgyz Republic’s economy is projected to grow more slowly in 2023 due to a slowdown in gold production and the impact of unfavorable weather on agriculture, despite strong performance of services, according to a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) report. The Asian Development Outlook (ADO) September 2023 projects the Kyrgyz Republic’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate to be 3.8% in 2023, lower than ADB’s previous forecast of 4.5%, on the back of slower-than-expected growth in the first 7 months of the year. The Central Asian nation’s economic growth is expected to accelerate slightly to 4% in 2024. “The…

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FC Barcelona visited Kyrgyzstan to inaugurate two new football academies. Japarov is touchy about investigations into how the schools are funded. On the evening of August 30, Kyrgyzstan’s President Sadyr Japarov headlined a team of Central Asia’s best football players to go up against the Barca Legends. Some 5,000 people cheered on the game, which ended 3-0 in favor of the former Barcelona players. While Lionel Messi was not on the field, other famous players from FC Barcelona and the team’s president, Joan Laporta, were in Kyrgyzstan to inaugurate a new football school. The Barca Academy is a school for…

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Five-time Ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo has topped the list of celebrities who make the most money from Instagram ads. The marketing portal calculated the cost of advertising in the profiles of stars, including professional athletes. There are 24 active and former athletes in the top 100 of the list. The leader of the rating was Ronaldo . The Portuguese striker has amassed nearly 597 million followers on Instagram. This figure allowed the epoch-making football player to earn $3.234 million for one advertising message in a personal account. The second on the list was Ronaldo’s eternal competitor – Lionel Messi . More than 479 million people subscribed to…

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Generally favorable conditions for spring grain planting will see Kazakhstan harvest 14 million tonnes of wheat in marketing year 2023-24, according to a Global Agricultural Information Network report from the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) of the US Department of Agriculture. The latest forecast for wheat is 1 million tonnes higher than FAS Post Astana’s original outlook in April with no significant changes to planted area at 12.9 million hectares, about 10,000 more hectares than 2022-23. Kazakhstan is estimated to have produced 16.4 million tonnes of wheat the previous marketing year. Wheat exports are seen at 9.5 million tonnes, the same…

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High-level political engagement is going hand-in-hand with people-to-people interaction. From July 9–11, Kyrgyzstan’s president Sadyr Japarov arrived on an official visit to Mongolia. During talks, the parties discussed deepening relations and cooperation, strengthening mutual political trust and the legal framework of relations, as well as regional and international issues of mutual interest. The main outcome was the signing of the Joint Declaration of Establishing Friendship and Cooperation as well as 10 other cooperation agreements in the trade, environment, security, and cultural spheres. The visit was capped off with the inauguration of the Kyrgyz Embassy in Mongolia on July 11. There have been several examples of successful social and economic cooperation…

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