PM Modi addresses India-Kyrgyzstan Business Forum; India signs 15 agreements with Kyrgyzstan

Bishkek:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed India-Kyrgyzstan Business Forum in Bishkek. The PM urged the business community from both the countries to explore the untapped potential.

Speaking about India’s growth trajectory, PM Modi said, “India presents vast opportunities. Young innovators have the potential to make the country a $5 trillion economy.”

PM Modi said that a vast market like India presents several opportunities. He said that the world is optimistic about India’s growing economy and technological advancements. Praising the young innovators in the country PM Modi said that young innovators have the potential to make the country a $5 trillion economy.

PM Modi also held bilateral talks with President Jeenbekov of Kyrgyzstan Republic. Speaking after the talks PM Modi said that terrorism is the biggest threat for the countries like India and Kyrgyzstan. He said that the both the countries are united against terrorism.

In a major outcome of the visit, both countries have decided to add strategic dimension to the ties to boost relationship in defence & security, trade & investment, health, education & development cooperation, among other areas.

India is upgrading its relationship with Kyrgyzstan to strategic level where defense and security ties will be strengthened.

India and Kyrgyzstan signed 15 agreements during PM Modi’s visit.  The agreements include Bilateral Invest Treaty, Double Taxation Avoidance Treaty, Agreement on Collaborative Research, Agreement on Communications, Agreement on Security, Agreement (MOU) On Armed Forces and Agreement on  Investment Promotion among others.