AKIPRESS.COM – In recognition of the contribution of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) to the social and economic development of Naryn, and his leadership of this effort, Dr. Shamsh Kassim-Lakha, Diplomatic Representative of AKDN was conferred Honorary Citizenship of Naryn Oblast as well as Naryn Town on 30 April in Bishkek.
Mr. Amanbay Kayipov, the Governor of Naryn Oblast and Mr. Emilbek Alymkulov, Mayor of Naryn Town along with Mr. Jyrgalbek Botokanov, Chairman of Naryn Town Council presented the honours to Dr. Kassim-Lakha during the Tenir-Too (Naryn) Investment Forum, in the presence of some 400 guests including Members of Parliament, Government officials, social activists, business leaders and artists from Naryn Oblast.
“We are delighted to formally acknowledge the personal attention and contribution of Dr. Shamsh Kassim-Lakha to the development of our Oblast. This honour reflects his vigorous efforts in leading the AKDN towards improving the quality of life of the people and encouraging other development partners from across the country and beyond to support Naryn,” noted Mr. Amanbay Kayipov.
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