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IN PICTURES | PM Narendra Modi Receives Traditional Hat And Coat From Kyrgyzstan President Jeenbekov In Bishkek

Written By Monica Aggarwal | Mumbai | Published:

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  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned to India on Saturday morning after two-day SCO Summit in Bishkek
  • Prime Minister's office shared pictures of the gifts presented by Kyrgyz President Jeenbekov to PM Modi
  • President Jeenbekov gifted a Kyrgyz hat and a Chapan, which is a traditional coat from Kyrgyzstan to PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned to India on Saturday morning after two-day SCO Summit in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. On June 15, taking to Twitter Prime Minister's office shared pictures of the gifts presented by Kyrgyz President Jeenbekov to PM Modi following the Summit. 

President Jeenbekov gifted a Kyrgyz hat and a Chapan, which is a traditional coat from Kyrgyzstan to PM Modi which he gratefully bestowed upon him. He also presented the Prime Minister with a traditional Samova which is a container to heat or boil water.

Here are the pictures:

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On Friday, PM Narendra Modi said that India and Kyrgyzstan have prepared a five-year road map to increase the bilateral trade and urged the business communities from both countries to explore the untapped potential in various fields. While addressing the India-Kyrgyz Business Forum, PM Modi said that India and Kyrgyzstan have given the final shape to the Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) and the bilateral investment treaty, which would help in creating a proper atmosphere for the bilateral trade.

Furthermore, PM Modi also announced a USD 200 million line of credit for Kyrgyzstan after wide-ranging talks with Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jeenbekov. The two upgraded their ties to the strategic partnership level and signed 15 agreements, including one to eliminate double taxation.

The two sides have also signed the Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT), MoUs in the field of Health, security, defence and Information and Communication Technology.

While departing PM Modi thanked the people of the Kyrgyz Republic for hosting a productive SCO Summit:

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(with agency inputs)

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