The IV International Exhibition Forum “Eurasian Week 2019” was held at Ala – Archa state residence from September 25 to 27. Approximately, 2 thousand people from 31 countries participated in the forum. Malik Abakirov also participated in it. The forum participants were welcomed by the Prime Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic, Mukhammedkalyi Abylgaziev and Chairman of the Board of Eurasian Economic Commission, Tigran Sarkisian.
The forum, in total, held 25 business and five special events, about 350 meetings and negotiations. Topical issues of integration of the EAEU countries, promising areas of development, a single energy market and joint agro-industrial projects were discussed.
Malik Abakirov about the support for entrepreneurs
Chairman of the Management Board of OJSC “Guarantee Fund”, Malik Abakirov, spoke at a round table on topic “Financing of small and medium businesses – the driver of economic growth in the Kyrgyz Republic”. He presented information on activities of OJSC “Guarantee Fund”, particularly emphasizing the development and support of SME’s. and the development of bonds between Kyrgyz and Russian partners.
Conversation with a colleague on fields of the forum
At a meeting between Malik Abakirov and Nikita Bantsekin, Head of Directorate for International Affairs and a member of the Board of the “SME’s Corporation”, which happened later, the latter expressed interest in establishing cooperation. The conversation touched ways to support entrepreneurship. The head of OJSC “Guarantee Fund” discussed about the practical measures being taken to enhance the financial literacy of entrepreneurs, provide advisory assistance, develop business plans, and participate in the management of enterprises to help increase production and income.
The ideas of such multifarious support, according to the head of the fund, is to gradually transfer entrepreneurs from the micro-business category to small, from small to medium, from medium to large. OJSC “Guarantee Fund” will assist to bring 50 companies of the Kyrgyz Republic to the level of “Akun”, “Altyn Azhydaar” and others. This will be a great contribution of OJSC “Guarantee Fund” to the development of the Kyrgyz Economy, concluded Malik Abakirov.