Kyrgyzstan President to undertake four-day visit to India

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

New Delhi [India], Dec. 15 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affair on Thursday announced that The President of the Kyrgyz Republic, Almazbek Sharshenovich Atambayev, will pay a visit to India from December 18 to December 21. "He will have official engagements on December 20 and Prime Minister will hold a bilateral discussion with the visiting President," said MEA spokesperson Vikas Swarup while briefing media. "During his visit, President Atambayev is expected to attend a Joint Business Forum. India and Kyrgyz republic shares an excellent relations marked by strong ties in all areas, including political, defence, economic and commerce, education and human resource development, culture and tourism," he added, saying that they will further cement the traditionally cordial and close ties between the two countries. This will be the first visit of President Atambayev to India, coming right after the successful visit by Prime Minister to Krygyzistan in July 2015. President Atambayev is leading a high level delegation comprising of ministers, senior officials and business leaders for Kyrgyz republic. Atambayev will be accompanied by his spouse, Raisa Atambayeva. President Pranab Mukherjee will receive and host a banquet in his honour. (ANI)