On August 6, 2022, a meeting of the Collegium was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic. The meeting was devoted to summing up the results of the activities of the diplomatic service of the Kyrgyz Republic for the 1st half of 2022 and outlining the tasks for the 2nd half of 2022.
Before opening the session of the Collegium, Minister Zheenbek Kulubaev pointed out that in June this year a new Regulation on the Collegium of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic was developed and approved, introducing significant changes to the format and nature of the work of the Collegium, aimed at increasing its performance and efficiency.
During the meeting of the Collegium in the new format, the heads of departments of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic reported on the work carried out during the 1st half of 2022, which was primarily aimed at implementing the priorities outlined in the National Development Program of the Kyrgyz Republic until 2026 adopted by the President of the Kyrgyz Republic and the Action Plans of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Kyrgyz Republic, as well as the Plan of Anti-Crisis Measures of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Kyrgyz Republic for 2022, developed with regard to the intensification of geopolitical tensions in the world and the deepening of the global economic crisis.
The Collegium assessed the activities of each organizational unit of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and each Foreign agencies of the Kyrgyz Republic for the reporting period.
Following the discussion of the results of the Ministry for the first half of 2022, the Minister Kulubaev pointed out the priority foreign policy objectives for the second half of 2022. Particular attention was focused on the need to strengthen economic diplomacy, provide assistance in attracting foreign investment to the country, promote domestic exports, tourism potential, protect the rights and interests of Kyrgyz citizens abroad.