The EDB to support the Bishkek mayor’s office in urban development through public-private partnerships

08 June 2023

Sochi, 8 June 2023. The Eurasian Development Bank (EDB) intends to assist the Bishkek mayor’s office, including through public-private partnerships, in implementing the Bishkek 2026 Development Programme. A Comfortable and Green Capital that provides for high-quality and reliable infrastructure.

The relevant memorandum was signed by Denis Ilin, Vice Chairman of the EDB Management Board, and Emilbek Abdykadyrov, Mayor of Bishkek, at the ongoing Eurasian Congress ‘23.

The parties noted at the signing ceremony that they are already discussing certain PPP infrastructure projects.

In addition, the Bank and the Bishkek mayor’s office have agreed to implement and scale up PPP best practices by facilitating project preparation and financing the development of pre-project documents, including in municipal solid waste management.

The Eurasian Congress ‘23 media partners are the Mir TV and radio company, Ala Too 24 TV Channel, SB. Belarus Segodnya, Delovoy Kazakhstan, BelTA, Prime Press, Golos Armenii, ARKA, ArmInfo, Tazabek, Akchabar, Kazahstan Today, Khovar, and LSM.


Additional Information:

The Eurasian Development Bank (EDB) is an international financial institution investing in Eurasia. For 16 years, the Bank has worked to strengthen and broaden economic ties and foster comprehensive development in its member countries – Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan. The EDB's charter capital totals US $7 billion. Its portfolio consists principally of projects with an integration effect in transport infrastructure, digital systems, green energy, agriculture, manufacturing, and mechanical engineering. The Bank’s operations are guided by the UN Sustainable Development Goals and ESG principles.

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