Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev signed the law on "Amendments to some legislative acts of the Kyrgyz Republic", KyrTAG reported today referring to the presidential press-service.
It was reported that the new law exempts weapons, military equipment, special equipment and special tools, imported by state agencies and organizations, from VAT and customs duties to ensure the country's defensive capabilities, national security and law and order. Their operations are financed from the state budget of the Kyrgyz Republic.
The law makes appropriate amendments to the tax code (there is a new article 258-1) and the Customs Code (Article 178 supplemented with sub-item 11).
The law was adopted by the Jogorku Kenesh on December 20, 2012.