SJC

Intergovernmental Commission of Kyrgyzstan and Malaysia

The first meeting of the Special Commission was held on 27 January 1998, during which they discussed a draft Regulation of the Kyrgyz-Malaysian Special Economic Commission for implementation of the proposals of the Final Report of the economic study of the Kyrgyz Republic, a draft agreement on implementation of the proposals of the Final Report and the proposals of the ministries.

The second meeting was held on 15-16 December 1998 in Kuala Lumpur under the chairmanship of the Kyrgyz Republic by Ambassador of the Kyrgyz Republic to Malaysia H.E. Mr. M.Abylov, where discussed issues such as the possibility of an agreement between the central banks of the two countries on ensuring mutual payments on air services and avoidance of double taxation, the provision of the Kyrgyz Republic grants for technical cooperation (training of specialists).

The third meeting was held in 2001. In the same year it was completed the second joint economic study "Support of foreign direct investment in the Kyrgyz Republic." The report by Malaysian experts have given an expert evaluation of the Kyrgyz economy and its individual sectors in the light of investment attractiveness, pointed to shortcomings, offered solutions based on the experience of other developing countries and made recommendations to improve the investment attractiveness of the Kyrgyz Republic.

The fourth meeting of the Kyrgyz-Malaysian Joint Economic Commission was held in September 2001 in Bishkek. On the Malaysian side, the meeting was attended by representatives of the business community interested in processing and exporting agriculture. Business delegation took part in the program prepared by the Ministry of Agriculture,  of the Kyrgyz Republic to familiarize with the potential of the agricultural sector of Osh, Batken, Chui and Issyk-Kul regions.

The fifth session was held from 25 to 27 October 2002 in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), chaired by the head of department of economy, investment and public ownership of the Prime Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic Man Choi Su - from the Kyrgyz side and from the Malaysian side - Director General Management Economic Planning Office of the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Datuk Wira bin Iskandar Dzakurnayn Badarudin.

The sixth meeting of the Commission held on 22 April 2009 in Bishkek under the co-chairmanship of the President of the Kyrgyz State Committee for State Property Management Mr. T.Turdumambetova and Malaysia side- Malaysian Foreign Ministry Secretary General Director of the Malaysian Economic Planning, Mr. Tan Sri Mahboba.