In Vienna the Ambassador Tolendy Makeev met with the Head of the Austria-Central Asia Parliamentary Friendship Group Ms. Ewa Ernst-Dziedzic and the members of the Parliamentary friendship group

On 3 July, 2024 in Vienna the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kyrgyz Republic to the Republic of Austria Tolendy Makeev met with the Head of the Austria-Central Asia Parliamentary Friendship Group Ms. Ewa Ernst-Dziedzic and the members of the Parliamentary friendship group.

During the meeting the parties discussed the results of the official visit of the Speaker of the Jogorku Kenesh (Parliament) of the Kyrgyz Republic N.T. Shakiev to Austria, which took place on 15-17 May, 2024, as well as the prospects for the further development of bilateral parliamentary cooperation. Special importance was attached to continuing of active work at the level of Parliamentary friendship groups.

In addition, the issues of economic interaction between the countries were discussed. In particular, the Ambassador of the Kyrgyz Republic to Austria T.Makeev informed about the results of holding of the International Investment Energy Forum in Vienna on 10 June this year with the participation of the Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers-Head of the Administration of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic A.U. Zhaparov.

The Issues of bilateral cooperation in the field of tourism were also discussed. Particular attention was paid to the implementation of a project of employment of the citizens of the Kyrgyz Republic in the field of tourism, hotel business, and gastronomy in the federal state of Salzburg, famous for its ski resorts.

In their turn, Ms.E.Ernst-Dziedzic and the members of the Austria-Central Asia parliamentary friendship group provided brief information on the results of the elections to the European Parliament, held in Austria on 9 June this year and on the upcoming elections to the National Council (lower house of Parliament) of Austria, which will be held on 29 September.

As a result of the meeting, the parties agreed to continue close cooperation to further strengthen inter-parliamentary cooperation, as well as to implement joint projects.