President Rouhani to visit Kyrgyzstan

Tehran, Sept 5, IRNA – President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday accepted invitation of Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev to pay a visit to Kyrgyzstan.

Atambayev extended the invitation to President Rouhani in a meeting of the two presidents. The date has not been fixed yet for Kyrgyz visit of the Iranian president.
Iran and Kyrgyzstan high ranking officials reviewed practical steps to develop economic cooperation.
Iran and Kyrgyzstan signed eight Memorandums of Understanding in the presence of two presidents at the cultural and Historical Complex of Saadabad on Saturday.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, in a meeting with his Kyrgyz counterpart Almazbek Atambayev, discussed the most important regional and international developments.
Atambayev arrived in Tehran on Friday evening at the top of a high ranking political-economic delegation aimed at evermore expansion of relations with Iran. The visit of Kyrgyz President is taking place at official invitation of President Rouhani
During his three-day stay here, Atambayev is scheduled to meet with a number of Iranian officials to explore ways to expand bilateral political, economic and cultural cooperation.
Among the major issues due to be discussed between the two presidents is the construction of an infra-structure railway which will connect Iran, Afghanistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan to China.
As his first foreign visit, President Rouhani visited Bishkek in 2013, capital of Kyrgyzstan, to participate in Summit of Shanghai Cooperation Organization.
According to the latest statistics, Iran-Kyrgyzstan trade balance stands at about 50 million dollars, which is projected to rise up to 2.5 billion in near future.

By IRNA