A delegation from the Kyrgyzstan National Strategic Research Institute (NISS) under the Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan visited SAM on September 6, 2011. The delegation was led by Dr. Chingiz Shamshiev, Chairman of NISS, and also included Zarema Chokosheva, Deputy Chairman, and Talant Sultanov, researcher at the institute. During the visit the two centers signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation and a round-table meeting was organized with the participation of the relevant departments from the Ministry.
In the meeting ideas were exchanged on developments in Kyrgyzstan regarding the elections, Kyrgyzstan’s relations with the countries of the region and potential joint projects between the two centers. SAM also organized a dinner in honor of the visiting delegation.