The State Border Service of Kyrgyzstan last week had reported that a group of Tajik locals gathered on August 24 protesting the construction of the Aksai - Kok-Tash
road, which passes on the territory of the Kyrgyz Republic.
During his working visit to Batken Oblast, Deputy Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Jenish Razakov met in Kok-Tash
village with residents of Aksai, Samarkandek and Aktatyr counties.
The anthrax among residents of Kok-Tash
village, Jalal-Abad region, was not confirmed.
Vice Prime Minister Jenish Razakov met with the residents of the Aksai, Samarkandek, Aktatyr village councils in the Kok-Tash
village as a part of the working visit to Batken region, said government.
The quarantine was announced in Kok-Tash
village of Jalal-Abad region due to the anthrax, the Emergencies Ministry's press service reported on February 9.
Construction works have started on the Kok-Tash
- Ak-Sai - Tamdyk road.
150 million soms allocated to Transport Ministry for continuation of construction of Kok-Tash
- Ak-Sai, Ak-Sai -Tamdyk highways and construction of Ak-Sai -Ravat highway at the Batken region.
In the village of Kok-Tash
, located near the town of Maili-Suu, Jalal-Abad region, 7 people were hospitalized with suspected anthrax on February 5.
The Prime Minister inspected the progress of construction of the road on April 1, visited Ak-Sai and Kok-Tash
villages, where he met locals and told them about the results of the talks and upcoming social support, the press service added.
The funding should also allow to continue construction of the Kok-Tash
- Ak-Sai - Tamdyk - Kishimish road.
More than 200,000 people live further than Kok-Tash