Kyrgyz parliament to ratify "roadmap" for accession into Customs Union
Baku, Azerbaijan, May 23
By Aygun Badalova -Trend:
Kyrgyz parliament will ratify the "roadmap" for the country's accession into the Customs Union in the coming days, RIA Novosti reported referring to Kyrgyzstan's Prime Minister Djoomart Otorbaev.
"Today, the document is ready, it has been approved in the government and has been sent for the approval in the parliament. I hope that the road map will be ratified within a few days," Otorbaev said in an interview to "Rossiyskaya Gazeta".
Earlier this week the Parliament of Kyrgyzstan held public hearing on the adoption of the "road map" for the accession to the Customs Union, which was previously approved by Kyrgyz Cabinet of Ministers.
By entering the Customs Union and common free market zone Kyrgyzstan expects certain preferences for major markets of the republic, the establishment of a special fund to support entrepreneurs and financial aid in the amount of about $200 million to equip customs and frontier point on the border with China, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan.