Bishkek, July 2 / Kabar /. Approximately 50 current and former government officials, industry leaders, representatives of international organisations and civil society experts from the Kyrgyz Republic, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Azerbaijan gathered at the University of Central Asia in Bishkek for a workshop organised by the World Economic Forum on 26 June 2013.
The workshop was part of the World Economic Forum project on Scenarios for the South Caucasus and Central Asia, which focuses on future prospects of regional economic cooperation. During the event, participants assessed Central Asia’s role in tomorrow’s global economy. After taking stock of the region’s current level of economic integration, participants developed creative visions for the role of the region in the imminent global economy. In doing so, they reflected on Central Asia’s unique strengths and value proposition; both existing and potential.