Author: Gulbara Abdurakhmanov

The European Union announced on Friday that it will begin accession negotiations with Ukraine and Moldova to join the 27-member political and economic bloc starting next week. All 27 members agreed to the Ukraine and Moldova joining the European Union. Negotiations will begin for both countries on Tuesday in Luxembourg, the Belgian Presidency of the Council of the European Union said on X. The move comes at a critical time for both nations with Ukraine in the middle of an invasion by Russia and Moldova facing a Russian-led insurgence by a breakaway state. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky thanked the European Union for its “robust political…

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London (20/5 – 20)One academic was asked about the internet eating their young. This triggered a heated debate about the use of the internet the freedom in presents, the dangers of unfettered go for it all to the public, the rise of the left, the response by the right, and AI, or Artificial Intelligence. The seriousness of the debate can be seen at the UK sponsored conference on AI at Bletchley Park. Following this was the adaptation of the European law on Artificial Intelligence. 28 countries at the summit, including the United States, China, and the European Union, have issued…

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BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan, March 7. A delegation from the National Bank of Kyrgyzstan, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), and JP Morgan discussed the current economic situation in Kyrgyzstan and its developmental prospects, Trend reports. According to the bank, the discussions were held between the Chairman of the National Bank of Kyrgyzstan, Kubanychbek Bokontayev, representatives from JP Morgan, headed by Laurent Lalou, Managing Director and Head of Sales for Africa and the CIS, and the EBRD, led by Managing Director Francis Malige. The talks focused on measures for sustaining financial sector stability, identifying significant areas for collaboration, and investigating ways to expand…

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BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan, March 7. W. Hass Future GmbH & Co, a German company, is ready to invest over 300 million euros in the construction of solar power stations in Kyrgyzstan, Trend reports. According to the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Kyrgyzstan, this statement was made during a meeting between Temir Sariyev, the Head of the Chamber of Commerce, and Waldemar Hass, the company’s Managing Director. During the meeting, the parties also explored the potential and opportunities for cooperation in the field of wind energy utilization. Additionally, the German side proposed training specialists from Kyrgyzstan in new approaches and technologies, with the possibility…

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The telecoms regular admitted in November that a staggering 95 percent of the country’s territory is covered by only outdated 2G mobile connections. Following up on a recent pledge to drastically improve internet services, Tajikistan’s communications regulator has begun working with several international companies to overhaul core infrastructure. The most notable conversation is happening with China’s Huawei. In the first half of December, the Tajik government and the Chinese company’s local representative office, Huawei Technologies Tajikistan, signed a memorandum of cooperation that will see the latter take the lead in a project to upgrade or install 7,600 base stations envisioned as the…

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Kyrgyz Prime Minister Akylbek Japarov has signed the country’s first legal act on the development of telemedicine, the Ministry of Health press service said Thursday. The adopted act regulates the rules for the use of telemedicine technologies in medical aid by healthcare organizations, or persons providing private medical services by using telemedicine technologies, it said. In accordance with the act, telemedicine technologies can be used for the purposes of prevention, collection, diagnosis, evaluation of the effectiveness of diagnostic and treatment measures, monitoring the patient’s health status and so on. The law also defines the requirements for telemedicine information systems, documenting…

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Iranian Oil Minister Javad Owji, and Minister of Roads and Urban Development Mehrdad Bazrpash accompanied the first vice president, Mohammad Mokhber on his trip to Kyrgyzstan to attend the 22nd Meeting of the Council of Heads of Government of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Member States. During this trip, they met and held talks with the ministers of energy and transport of this country at the request of the Kyrgyz side. In this meeting, Kyrgyzstan demanded the participation of Iran, especially the Ministry of Oil, in the modernization and reconstruction of one of the country’s refineries. Source : Mehr

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An appeal by Kyrgyzstan’s President Sadyr Japarov to international partners and financial development institutions to help his impoverished country transition to a green economy by ploughing external debt of around $4.2bn into green initiatives appears to have got nowhere. According to an October 13 Asia Times opinion piece, there have been no takers for the “debt-for-nature” swaps proposed by Japarov in January. “Much to Bishkek’s consternation, the global creditor class is refusing to return Sadyr Zhaparov’s [Japarov’s] phone calls,” the publication wrote. The media outlet quoted Japarov lamenting, amid the supposed urgency of the need to address the climate crisis, the cold shoulder at the UN General Assembly in New York…

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The portfolio of joint investment projects with the state member of the Commonwealth of Independent States exceeds $25 billion, he President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev during a speech at a meeting of the Council of CIS Heads of State, Trend reports. The president proposed to develop a set of additional measures to stimulate mutual investment and promote projects within the framework of the CIS Industrial Policy Council. According to Mirziyoyev, the additional steps in the development of CIS would include such measures as the organization of technoparks, in accordance with the recently adopted Concept for the Development of Industrial Cooperation.…

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Brussels (3/11 – 34) Dubai is calling for a united front to spur the development of generative artificial intelligence to maximise its potential and reap economic benefits, the chief executive of the Dubai Future Foundation has said. Countries need to come together to prepare society for the innovation and to help bridge the gap between policies and the advancement of the emerging technology, which has a reported business opportunity of as much as $4.4 trillion, Khalfan Belhoul said at the Dubai Assembly for Generative AI conference on Wednesday. The industries with highest AI potential include banking, software and platforms, energy, communications and media, and health, according to the DFF.…

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