Minsk Shapers attend Shape Eurasia 2015 in Kyrgyzstan

ShapeEurasia15Oct 9-13 Bishkek Shapers Hub hosted around 100 Global Shapers, including two Minsk Hub members

Shape Eurasia 2015 was opened by the Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Temir Sariyev, Chief of the National Bank Tolkunbek Abdygulov, and Mol Bulak Finance CEO Bobur Tolbaev.

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Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Temir Sariyev gives an opening speech at the Shape Eurasia 2015 

The opening ceremony took place in the new campus of the American University of Central Asia. Minsk Shapers Hub members Andrei Yeliseyeu and Yauheni Puhach were kindly hosted by the AUCA’s rector Dr. Andrew Wachtel at his home.

Usage of new technology and solutions to promote tourism was the main topic of the regional forum. The Shape Eurasia 2015 participants shared the novelties in the field of tourism promotion in their countries. A dozen of local companies presented their products and services in the Business exhibition. Furthermore, three foreign Global Shapers, including Andrei Yeliseyeu from the Minsk Hub, presented services of companies of their countries of origin.

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Andrei Yeliseyeu, presenting MAP.BY, product of the Minsk Shapers Hub partner

The Bishkek Hub of the Global Shapers organized a rich cultural programme, which included a trip to the Issyk-Kul Lake, reception at the Cultural center Ruch-Ordo, playing national games and enjoying national cuisine.

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Global Shapers by the Burana Tower in northern Kyrgyzstan, dated back to 10th – 11th centuries.

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