Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South (COMSATS)

Visit of Ambassador of Kyrgyzstan to COMSATS Headquarters, Islamabad

Visit of Ambassador of Kyrgyzstan to COMSATS Headquarters, Islamabad

The Ambassador of Kyrgyzstan H. E. Mr. Eric Beishembiev visited COMSATS Headquarters on April 25, 2018. The Ambassador was accompanied with Mr. Aibek Tilebaliev, Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Krygz Republic to Pakistan.

These officials were received by the Executive Director COMSATS, Dr. S. M. Junaid Zaidi. Other senior officials of COMSATS were also present on the occasion.


The Executive Director in his presentation shared the vision and mission of COMSATS and explained at length the potential benefits COMSATS membership holds for all the countries interested in joining COMSATS. The Ambassador was also walked through some important organs of COMSATS including the Coordinating Council that is comprised of heads of COMSATS’ international Centres of Excellence. The Executive Director also extended invitation to the Kyrgyz Republic to join COMSATS as member. The Ambassador was informed that a formal letter along with the relevant documents has already been handed over to the Embassy as an invitation to join the Commission.

His Excellency showed keen in COMSATS’ membership and pledged to pursue the matter with relevant ministries to expedite the process. Executive Director further briefed His Excellency about the contours of COMSATS membership, including benefits and obligations as well as the annual membership contribution.

The Ambassador informed the meeting participants about the new focus of Kyrgyzstan on building the Digital CASA and noted that there is a huge potential of collaboration among COMSATS members in this respect.

Later, the Ambassador of Kyrgyzstan visited the premises of COMSATS, that also houses the Faculty Development Academy.