Kabar News 13 July 2004

International conference entitled “Development strategy of health-resort zone of Issykkul region” has finished in Cholponata. President of Kyrgyzstan Askar Akaev, Prince Aga Khan Kerim IV, Prince Amin Aga Khan, Prime Minister Nikolai Tanaev, Head of the JICA Office in Kyrgyzstan Nakano Satoshi attended the conference.

Concerning goals of the conference, A. Akaev emphasized that it is regular step in development of tourism in Issykkul. Tourism to serve as powerful impulse for economic advancement of our country, and we should place Kyrgyzstan abreast known tourist’s region in the world”, - said the head of the state. “Our main task to become changing regions to health-resort zone with a duration of tourist’s season for 6-7 months in a year. “I am sure the implementation of development strategy of Issykkul to become powerful locomotive to develop other regions of Kyrgyzstan”, - said A. Akaev.