The first virtual joint Kazakh-Kyrgyz Transport and Infrastructure Development Working Group meeting under the framework of the Almaty-Bishkek Economic Corridor was held on 3 March 2022 and discussed the creation of a regular and direct bus services between Almaty and Bishkek, reviewed progress on the alternative Almaty - Issyk Kul road public private partnership project, and discussed further steps towards the modernization of joint border crossing points.The meeting chairs Mr. Zhambul Bakhtiyar, Deputy Chairman of the Roads Committee of the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan and Mr. Marat Oskombayev, Deputy Minister of Transport and Communication of the Kyrgyz Republic facilitated agreements to be elevated to the upcoming Almaty-Bishkek Economic Corridor Subcommittee Meeting.