Kyrgyzstan plans five ski resorts in Issyk-Kul – and may need investors

Skiing Issyk-Kul Province, Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan plans five ski resorts: In a concerted effort to extend its tourist season, the authorities in Kyrgyzstan’s Issyk-Kul are planning to develop five ski resorts in the province. “The beach season only lasts for two months while ski-ing lasts for four, ” the government’s envoy to Issyk-Kul Emilbek Kaptagayev told a press conference last week.  “A draft proposal for the development of new ski resorts is already being prepared. I hope the government will approve it and find investors for its development.” Kyrgyzworld