The First Vice Prime Minister held a meeting with the management of GL Makmal Developing the day before.
According to the government’s press service, the parties discussed the events that took place on April 11 in Kazarman village, Toguz-Toro district of Jalal-Abad region, where the territory of the gold processing plant was set on fire.
The Chinese company claims that the preliminary amount of damage is $2.3 million.
Kubatbek Boronov noted that it was necessary to wait for the results of the investigation of the incident and to identify the organizers of the unrest.
“It is important for the local authorities and law enforcement agencies to work proactively, taking measures to prevent conflicts between mining companies and local residents,” he said.
Kubatbek Boronov noted that the government was interested in foreign investors and development of the gold mining industry.
“Effective cooperation with foreign investors is of fundamental importance for us. The issue of investigating the situation that happened on April 11 is under my personal control. I stress that all the actions on this issue should take place exclusively within the legal framework,” the First Vice Prime Minister said. (24.kg/Ukrainian metal)