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Kyrgyzstan’s deputy PM admits failure to stop attacks on students

Pakistani Ambassador to Kyrgyzstan Hassan Zaigham visited the hostel of foreign students in Bishkek

By News Report
May 20, 2024
Police stand guard to disperse a crowd gathered on a street following a brawl among foreign and local students in Bishkek on May 18, 2024. — 24.KG
Police stand guard to disperse a crowd gathered on a street following a brawl among foreign and local students in Bishkek on May 18, 2024. — 24.KG

BISHKEK: Kyrgyzstan’s deputy prime minister has admitted failure to stop attacks on foreign students.

Pakistani Ambassador to Kyrgyzstan Hassan Zaigham visited the hostel of foreign students in Bishkek along with the Deputy Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan.

Talking to Pakistani students in Bishkek, the Deputy Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan said that it was the responsibility of Kyrgyz government to provide security to foreign students in which it failed.

The deputy prime minister of Kyrgyzstan said the attackers have been identified.

In conversation with Pakistani students, the Pakistani ambassador said that today a flight is taking students to Pakistan back for free. He said he has also requested the Kyrgyz authorities to open the Green Channel.