The Ministry of Economy’s Entrepreneurship Day Awards Ceremony
We are very proud of your contribution to the development of the economy of Kyrgyzstan! Keep up your great work!
We are also pleased to congratulate Zarina Chekirbaeva, the Executive Director of the American Chamber of Commerce on receiving the medal «For Cooperation» from the Ministry of Economy of the Kyrgyz Republic for her personal contribution in strengthening cooperation and active participation in implementation of government policy in economy. Galina Kucheryavaya, a member of AmCham Board of Directors received the award on behalf of Zarina Chekirbaeva.
AmCham Kyrgyzstan, represented by Zarina Chekirbaeva is one of the founders and active members of the Business Kenesh under the Jogorku Kenesh of the Kyrgyz Republic, an active member of the Investment and Business Council under the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic, a permanent member of the Supervisory Board of the Institute of Business Ombudsman, a member of the «Taza Koom» Project’s Implementation Council, a member of the Working group of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic on road safety, co-initiator and co-developer of the Set of measures for reforming the road safety system in the Kyrgyz Republic together with the Safety Council of the Kyrgyz Republic and other government and non-governmental organizations.
One of the latest initiatives is the creation of the AmCham Working group on improving the business environment of the Kyrgyz Republic under the Ministry of Economy, chaired by the Minister of Economy of the Kyrgyz Republic. This platform has been demonstrating the positive results of an effective partnership between the Ministry and the business community. It is also important to note the following international events realized in the past such as the Business Forum «Business and EAEU: Challenges and Prospects», the «Doing Business Globally» business forum, the visit of the First US Trade Mission to the Kyrgyz Republic, the First International Exhibition EXPO «Made in Kyrgyzstan», the International Economic Issyk-Kul forum, Kyrgyz-Czech business forum, innovative business tours to Silicon Valley (USA), Georgia, Czech Republic, Germany, to the investment forum in the United Arab Emirates, (as a result of these trips, agreements were concluded for more than a million US dollars, hundreds of jobs were created and FDI were attracted to the Kyrgyz Republic) and many other activities. In the beginning of 2019, the Chamber launched a Mentoring Program for students of Kyrgyz universities and top managers of leading companies in order to support and develop young professionals. The AmCham’s four working committees were launched since January 2019 to raise issues of business in various sectors such as innovation, development of entrepreneurship, attraction of investments, construction and strengthening of economic ties between Kyrgyz and international business.
Social contribution to society. AmCham actively supports and participates in social and cultural projects in the country. The Chamber regularly supports the «Hand in Hand» Public Fund of parents of children with autism and the «Football for All» Public Fund of parents of children with cerebral palsy, Down syndrome and autism. The Chamber provides technical and financial support to both Funds through charity events. In 2019, the AmCham provided technical assistance to the Tokmok Neuropsychiatric Boarding House No. 2 with 201 persons with disabilities. By its own example, the Chamber constantly promotes the corporate social responsibility among business community members!
AmCham is proud of this recognition by the Ministry of Economy and always open for cooperation to improve the business environment in the Kyrgyz Republic!