Kyrgyzstan's President Sooronbay Jeenbekov will pay an official visit to Turkey next week, according to a Kyrgyz official on Friday.
In a press meeting, Daniyar Sidikov, head of the Foreign Policy Department of the Kyrgyz Presidential Administration, said Jeenbekov's visit is scheduled for April 9-10.
During his first official visit to Turkey, Jeenbekov will meet his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan as well as Prime Minister Binali Yildirim and Parliament Speaker Ismail Kahraman.
"Turkey is a good friend and a reliable partner for Kyrgyzstan," Sidikov said, and added the visit means that Kyrgyzstan is ready to "deepen" and "expand" bilateral relations and aims "to establish a higher political dialogue."
As part of the visit, the two countries will also ink a cooperation protocol in media and information, as well as agreements in agriculture, culture, sports and social security.