Maripov and Oktay discussed the prospects for further trade and economic partnerships between the two countries.
On September 10, Prime Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic Ulukbek Maripov met with Vice President of Turkey Fuat Oktay, who arrived in Bishkek. It was noted that Turkey was one of the largest trade and economic partners of Kyrgyzstan, the press office of the Government of Kyrgyzstan reported.
The parties were unanimous that trade between the two countries should increase up to US$ 1 billion.
Maripov noted social and humanitarian cooperation and thanked his colleague for assistance in overcoming the consequences of the pandemic and providing 150,000 vaccine doses.
He noted that the Kyrgyz-Turkish hospital operated in Bishkek, and Kyrgyzstan would be provided with support in improving professional skills of health specialists in accordance with the agreement.
The interlocutors discussed the possibility of allocating quotas for Kyrgyz students at medical universities in Turkey and renewing the annual quota for medical care of 150 Kyrgyz citizens at Turkish hospitals on a gratuitous basis.