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Kichi-Chaarat enrichment plant has been launch in the south of Kyrgyzstan

August 16, 2019

On August 15, a ceremony was held to launch the Kichi-Chaarat enrichment plant located in Chatkal district of the Jalal-Abad oblast of Kyrgyzstan.

Prime Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic, Mukhammedkaly Abylgaziev, who participated in the event, congratulated all compatriots on the launch of such a large enterprise and emphasized the importance to support investors by the state and local people.

“The opening of such large production facilities in the regions will give a powerful impetus to the social and economic development of remote areas, and will help strengthen the national economy. The investor invests over 220 million US dollars in the construction of a gold mining enterprise and the creation of an appropriate production infrastructure,” Abylgaziev said.

The company has extended its own power line, which provides the enterprise with the necessary amount of power. The state, in turn, provides possible support to such investors, but at the same time sets specific requirements for them, especially in the field of environmental protection and fulfillment of social obligations, the Prime Minister added.

At the end of his speech, the Head of Government pressed the symbolic button to launch the enterprise.

The Prime Minister gave ordered the heads of the relevant authorities to further establish effective cooperation both with investors and with the local population.


Kichi-Chaarat CJSC was established in 2008. At the end of exploration work in the areas of Kuru-Tegerek and Suluu-Tegerek, the extraction of gold-copper raw materials began. The factory now employs 529 people, 419 of whom are local residents.