In 18th February as part of the Silk Road Show in Kuwait was held the Second Kyrgyz-Kuwait Business Forum.
The event was organized by the Investment Promotion and Protection Agency of the Kyrgyz Republic jointly with the Embassy of the Kyrgyz Republic in the State of Kuwait.
In this forum participated the Agency’s Director Adilbek uulu Shumkarbek, the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Kyrgyz Republic in the State of Kuwait Adamkulova Samurgul Erkinovna and more than 30 domestic entrepreneurs.
Member of the board of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the State of Kuwait, Ms. Wafa Ahmad Al Qatami, as well as members of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Kuwait and heads of major travel companies of the State of Kuwait attended forum.
At the forum the Agency’s Director presented the investment opportunities of the Kyrgyz Republic. During his speech he emphasized the need to open direct flights from Kuwait to Kyrgyzstan, which will certainly have a positive effect on the development of tourism in our country and on improving trade and economic relations between two countries.
During the forum Chief Executive Officer of «Mol Bulak Finance» company Babur Tolbaev presented perspectives for the development of Islamic financing principles. In his speech he noted that «Mol Bulak Finance» has all the opportunities to become one of the leaders in Islamic finance not only in the Kyrgyz Republic but also in the CIS countries.
Further at the forum President of «Kyrgyz Concept» company Emil Umetaliyev made a presentation. In his presentation he showed touristic potential of the Kyrgyz Republic. He noted that the tourism industry of the country has great prospects, and every year the number of tourists from Arabic countries increasing.
It should be noted that the head of the largest tourist company of Kuwait «Boodai Aviation Group» Robert Hayek attended this event. With this company there are already certain agreements on the opening of tourist packages in the Kyrgyz Republic.
In addition to this event, was organized an exhibition of domestic goods where were presented products such as honey, dried fruit, meat products, etc. At the exhibition, companies such as «Chon Alai Agro» agricultural cooperative, LLC «Dary Tian-Shan», LLC “Nocturne”, LLC “Agro Batken”, cooperatives “Kun Azyk”, “Ak-Suu Baylygy”, “Alabuka”, LLC “Toro”, public organization “Kyrgyz boz-uy” presented their products.
In the end of the forum, Kuwaiti businessmen purchased some types of domestic products for further imports of products from the Kyrgyz Republic.