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Kyrgyzstan First Lady and UAE Knowledge Exchange delegation reviews initiatives to enhance society wellbeing

DUBAI: The First Lady of the Kyrgyz Republic, Aigul Japarov, met Abdulla Nasser Lootah, Deputy Minister of Cabinet Affairs for Competitiveness and Knowledge Exchange, and a delegation from the UAE Knowledge Exchange Office, to review a number of initiatives of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic aiming to enhance society wellbeing.

This came as part of the visit of the UAE Knowledge Exchange Office delegation to Kyrgyzstan, where they witnessed the launch of new initiatives and projects within the strategic partnership between the UAE and Kyrgyzstan in the field of government modernization.

The First Lady accompanied the UAE delegation on a visit to one of the orphanages, during which Kyrgyzstan’s experience in the field of community development and providing care for orphaned children was presented. Moreover, the delegation was briefed on some of the government initiatives aimed at enhancing the society’s overall wellbeing.

During the visit to the Kyrgyz Republic, the UAE delegation participated in laun
ching the ‘Young Leaders Programme’ and the second cohort of the Kyrgyz Government Accelerators, in events attended by senior government officials.

Earlier in 2021, the governments of the UAE and the Kyrgyz Republic launched a strategic partnership in the field of government modernisation, through a bilateral cooperation agreement signed by Mohammad Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs, and Akylbek Japarov, Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of Kyrgyzstan. The agreement included 9 pillars namely, government accelerators, capacity building, economy, youth, sustainability, coding, government development, government services, and government excellence.

Source: Emirates News Agency