Kyrgyzstan: new fields not prospected for uranium

At present, work on issued uranium exploration licenses in Kyrgyzstan is not carried out in full, Emil Osmonbetov, Chairman of the State Committee for Industry, Energy and Subsoil Use, said at a meeting of the Parliament. The First Deputy Prime Minister Kubatbek Boronov said that, according to updated data, 18 licenses for prospecting and exploration…

Kyrgyzstan: MPs propose indefinite moratorium on uranium mining

Members of the Parliament of Kyrgyzstan propose to introduce an indefinite moratorium on uranium mining, leader of Ata Meken faction Almambet Shykmamatov reported. According to him, Altynbek Sulaimanov, head of Bir Bol faction, and Kanat Kerezbekov, Chairman of the Committee on Constitutional Legislation, State Structure, Judicial, Legal Issues and Regulations of the Parliament, signed the…

Kyrgyzstan: PM makes no decision on uranium mining in Issyk-Kul

Government of Kyrgyzstan has not yet decided what will happen to the uranium deposit, the Prime Minister Mukhammedkaly Abylgaziev announced at the meeting of the Parliament. Deputy Kamchybek Zholdoshbaev asked what would happen to the uranium deposit in Issyk-Kul region. Mukhammedkaly Abylgaziev noted that incorrect information about uranium was disseminated. “YurAsia company was registered in…