On January 24, 2018, the Coordination Board of Public Councils (CB - PCs) opened its office with over 20 members from the PCs in attendance. The official ceremony was opened by Cholpon Arkabaeva, Expert of the Public Relations and Mass Media Department of the  Prime Minister’s Office, Ruslan Moldokasymov, Deputy Chief of Party of the USAID Collaborative Governance Program, Ekaterina Novikova, Deputy Chair of the Commission for Selection of members of Public Councils and PCs members. The office is opened with the support of Government of KR and USAID CGP.  More info is in a press release on a CGP site: http://www.ewmi-cgp.org/en/news/press-releases.html

Photo 1 Ribbon cutting Ruslan Cholpon Arkabaeva PC rep

Taalai Alybaev, member of Public Council under the Ministry of Internal Affairs (from left to right), Cholpon Arkabaeva, Expert of the Public Relations and Mass Media Department in the Government Office, and Ruslan Moldokasymov, Deputy Chief of Party of the USAID Collaborative Governance Program cutting the ribbon to officially inaugurate the office for CB-PCs.

Photo 2 Memory photo all participants 24 01 2018 IMG 4759

Over 20 participants of Public Councils representing their members under different state bodies took part in the official inauguration of the office.

Photo 3 DCOP Ruslan Moldokasymov speaking IMG 4732

Ruslan Moldokasymov, Deputy Chief of Party of the USAID Collaborative Governance Program, made opening remarks at the official opening ceremony.

Photo 4 Ekaterina Novikova Deputy Chair Comittee Selection PC members speaking IMG 4755

Ekaterina Novikova, Deputy Chair of the Commission for Selection of members of Public Councils, highlighted in her speech the importance of opening this office, which will serve as a dialogue platform and coordination center for PCs of SBs.

Photo 5 Taalai Alybaev PC member MVD IMG 4751

Taalai Alybaev, member of Public Council under the Ministry of Internal Affairs, expressed gratitude to the Government of KR and USAID CGP for providing the office for CB of PCs to discuss and coordinate burning issues together with members of PCs.

Photo 6 Ladies of CB and PCs 24 01 2018 IMG 4768

Active members of Public Councils of State Bodies working under different ministries and other state bodies are excited that they will have an office where they can get together to discuss and coordinate important issues.

Photo 7 Aigul Djunushalieva Nurhan Jumabaeva PC MOH Cholpon Abimitalipova ICNL IMG 4689

Cholpon Abdimitalipova from ICNL, Nurkhan Jumabaeva from PCs under the Ministry of Health, and Aigul Djunushalieva, PR Specialist of the CB-PCs are excited to have a new office for coordination meetings.