The Ministry of Foreign Affairs had a meeting with the new FAO Representative 

First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic N. Niyazaliev met with the newly appointed Representative of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in the Kyrgyz Republic A. Quereshi

On September 21, 2020, the First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic Nuran Niyazaliev met with the newly appointed Representative of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in the Kyrgyz Republic Adnan Quereshi, during which the A. Quereshi presented his credentials to the leadership of the MFA of KR.

During the meeting, the parties discussed a wide range of issues of cooperation between the Kyrgyz Republic and FAO. In particular, the role of FAO as one of the key international organizations providing assistance to the development of the Kyrgyz Republic through the implementation of projects aimed at reducing poverty and ensuring food security in rural areas was noted. In addition, the issue of joint implementation of measures within the UN to address the problems of mountain countries was considered.

A. Quereshi marked FAO readiness to revise a number of planned activities within the framework of current and planned projects to overcome the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic and address the socio-economic challenges that have arisen.

At the end of the meeting, the First Deputy Minister thanked FAO for the support provided to the Kyrgyz Republic and expressed hope for further continuation of fruitful cooperation. 

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