Kyrgyz Republic's Minister of Culture, Information and Tourism Mr. Azamat Zhamankulov and representatives from the Tourism Department discussed Almaty-Bishkek Economic Corridor (ABEC) tourism project proposals for the Kyrgyz Republic and next steps at the virtual meeting with ADB on 18 September 2020. The proposed transformative tourism projects are implementing the Almaty-Bishkek Economic Corridor Tourism Master Plan, which was published in February 2020. Country Director of ADB Kyrgyz Resident Mission Ms. Candice McDeigan delivered opening remarks and ADBs Economist Kristian Rosbach presented the project proposals that were composed by a team of consultants in close cooperation with public and private stakeholders.