Kazakh Vice Minister for National Economy Meirzhan Yussupov and Kyrgyz Deputy Minister for Economy Sultan Akhmatov on 15 December co-chaired the fifth Almaty-Bishkek Economic Corridor subcommittee meeting. CD KARM Nariman Mannapbekov and CD KYRM Candice McDeigan opened the meeting. CWRC Director Safdar Parvez moderated a session on projects to improve connectivity, modernize wholesale markets, improve regional health, and support clean air measures in Almaty and Bishkek.