On October 8, 2021, the Honorary Consulate of the Kyrgyz Republic was opened in the province of Bursa. The opening ceremony was attended by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kyrgyz Republic to the Republic of Turkey Kubanychbek Omuraliev, Governor of Bursa Province Yakup Janbolat, Mayor of Bursa Alinur Aktash, Consul general of the Kyrgyz Republic in Istanbul Lira Sydykova, deputies of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey, representatives of local authorities, business representatives and citizens of the Kyrgyz Republic.
In his speech, K. Omuraliev expressed hope that the opening of the Honorary Consulate of the Kyrgyz Republic in the Bursa province will give impetus to the further development of mutually beneficial bilateral relations, including trade and economic area between the two countries. He also expressed hope that the newly appointed Honorary Consul Bilal Tutush will adequately cope with the tasks set to protect the rights and interests of Kyrgyz citizens staying in the province of Bursa.
At the end of the event, a meeting was held with the citizens of Kyrgyzstan staying in Bursa. During the meeting, issues of providing consular and legal assistance to citizens of Kyrgyzstan were discussed, as well as answers to questions from compatriots were provided.