ADB-funded Bishkek real-time air quality data is now available on the KyrgyzHydroMet and the Almaty Bishkek Economic Corridor websites. The data is shown on a live map indicating particular matter and Air Quality Index by 50 air monitoring devices.

ADB Kyrgyz Republic Resident Mission Country Director Kanokpan Lao-Araya and Kyrgyz Republic Minister of Emergency Situations Boobek Ajikeev participated at the press briefing on 18 March and explained how the data will help identify local sources of pollution, inform which mitigation measures are most effective, and compare their costs with health impacts.