Kyrgyz, Pakistani officials discuss science co-operation


ISLAMABAD -- Kyrgyz and Pakistani officials August 5 at the Kyrgyz embassy in Pakistan discussed possible scientific co-operation between their countries, CA-News.org reported Wednesday (August 9), quoting the Kyrgyz Foreign Ministry press office.

The conferees included Kyrgyz Ambassador to Pakistan Erik Beishembiyev; Muhammad Asif Noor, founder and director of the Islamabad think tank Institute of Peace and Diplomatic Studies; and Farhat Asif, editor of the Pakistani journal The Diplomatic Insight.

Topics included possible Kyrgyz co-operation with Noor's institute in research and science, the Pakistani political situation and prospects for Pakistan joining the Shanghai Co-operation Organisation.

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