Central Asia

Focusing On Access To Central Asia Modi Seeks Full Transit Rights Among SCO Member States

Sharpening its focus on strengthening linkages with Central Asia, India has called for a full right of transit among Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member-states. In his remarks at the 22nd Meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) at Samarkand in Uzbekistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 16 …

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WFRS appoints Azerbaijani expert as vice president

BAKU, Azerbaijan, August 25. Nigar Amirbekova, an expert in the cooking field, who has worked for more than five years in journalism and more than 17 years in catering has been appointed vice president of the World Federation of Restaurant Sport (WFRS). Nigar Amirbekova is the author and project manager of “Diyar – a gastronomic …

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Heatwaves Could Cause Energy Crunch In Central Asia

Kyrgyzstan’s state power supplier has warned of possible energy shortages as consumers set a new daily record for power consumption in summer. Central Asia is being gripped by the same heatwave blanketing much of the northern hemisphere. On July 19 electricity consumers increased consumption by around 20 percent compared to the same day over the …

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