Kyrgyz President of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbai Jeenbekov met with Prince Karim Aga Khan in tete-a-tete format in Brussels on April 11 on the sidelines of his working visit to the institutions of the European Union, Ambassador of Kyrgyzstan to Belgium Asein Isayev told reporters on Thursday, according to AKIpress.
Kyrgyz leader reportedly expressed gratitude for the effective implementation by the Aga Khan Foundation of projects in the spheres of education, health, agriculture, small and medium business, and the banking sector of Kyrgyzstan.
He also noted the successful functioning of the first campus of the University of Central Asia in Naryn and the Aga Khan School in Osh, which has been providing quality education for 15 years.
He expressed hope that the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) would take an active part in the implementation of joint projects and programs in Kyrgyzstan.
Prince Karim Aga Khan noted that he is grateful to the authorities of Kyrgyzstan for their support and encouragement in the implementation of the foundation’s projects. He stressed the readiness to increase cooperation, noting that all the projects started would be continued.