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The IBC project has been completed but the Economic Journalism Club continues to work

December 14, 2018

On December 13, the final event of the Economic Journalism Club project was held by the International Business Council with the support of the U.S. Embassy in the Kyrgyz Republic.

Participants and project experts, as well as leading Bishkek journalists, were invited to the meeting.

The participants were acquainted with the results of the project. They watched a video with reviews of its performers and participants. Over five months, well-known coaches and representatives of leading companies and organizations in the country trained 30 practicing journalists and those who wish to write on economic topics.

IBC Executive Director Askar Sydykov, Deputy Executive Director Daniyar Mederov and press attache of the U.S. Embassy Christine Marsh presented the project participants with certificates. Diplomas and prizes were awarded to the winners of the competition of journalistic works on economic topics.

Saipidin Sultanaliyev, the winner in the nomination "The best article on the role of small and medium business", was awareded with a Xiaomi Mi8 Lite smartphone from Sky Mobile LLC (TM Beeline).

Symbat Maksutova, the winner in the nomination "Successful stories of investment projects in Kyrgyzstan", and Aziza Berdibaeva, the winner in the nomination "Breakthrough ideas for the economic development" were awarded with hp laptops.

Zirek Asanova, the winner in the special nomination "The best article about a successful startup in Kyrgyzstan", was awarded with Redmi 6Z smartphone and Visa Gold with 2000 soms on the account from Bai Tushum Bank.

The meeting participants continued to exchange views and contacts in a relaxed atmosphere at the buffet table. According to the feedback from the EJC members, the project was very useful and effective, and they received unique information directly from business representatives.

The project has been completed, but the Economic Journalism Club remains, which will serve as a bridge between the media and the business community, and we invite you to join the site we have created.

IBC is sincerely grateful to the U.S. Embassy in the Kyrgyz Republic, as well as to all companies and organizations that supported the project.