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UK MPs/Peers have a wide-ranging roundtable discussion with Central Asia Ambassadors

Chaired by the BGIPU Treasurer Alex Sobel MP, UK parliamentarians participated in an informative virtual roundtable briefing with the Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the UK, HE Mr Erlan Idrissov, the Ambassador of the Krygyz Republic to the UK, HE Mr Edil Baisalov, the Ambassador of Mongolia to the UK, HE Mr Tulga Narkhuu and a representative of the Embassy of Tajikistan on behalf of its Ambassador.

Discussions covered a wide range of topics including regional developments in Central Asia, including key economic relations with China and the impact of the Belt and Road Initiative in the region, Mongolia’s relations with China and Russia and its “third neighbour” policy, water and energy resources issues and key bilateral issues including in the context of the UK’s hosting of the COP26  meeting on climate change in Glasgow in November 2021.

BGIPU Secretariat