Kazakhstan sends 4,500 tons of flour to Kyrgyzstan
Humanitarian aid has arrived in Bishkek from Kazakhstan on May 18, the Kazakh Embassy said.
The ceremony of handover of the first consignment of aid - around 4,500 tons of wheat flour - was held in presence of Ambassador of Kazakhstan Rapil Joshybaev and Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Resources Azamat Mukashev.
The Embassy of Kazakhstan said President Kasym-Jomart Tokayev made the decision to provide humanitarian assistance to Kyrgyzstan in the amount of 10,000 tons of flour, AKIpress reported.
In May 2020, Kazakhstan sent 5 tons of flour to Kyrgyzstan. In November 2020, Kazakhstan handed over 400 life saving ventilators and 2 million medical masks.