St. Petersburg will provide additional legal assistance to migrants from Kyrgyzstan. This was stated at a meeting of the Governor of St. Petersburg Georgy Poltavchenko and the Deputy Prime Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic Jenish Razakov, Russian media reported.
As the governor said, in recent years the relations between Kyrgyzstan and Saint Petersburg have been actively developing. This is confirmed by the growth of trade, business contacts, cooperation in the field of medicine and public health.
In addition, in his opinion, training of workers for St. Petersburg enterprises where migrants from Kyrgyzstan work is very important today, in order qualified specialists to be employed.
"A number of companies of St. Petersburg today is interested in attracting trained labor force," Georgy Poltavchenko said.
Vice Prime Minister noted that the government of Kyrgyzstan attaches great importance to issues related to migrants, and has confidence that this work is put on a good foundation in St. Petersburg.
Jenish Razakov made a proposal to open Kyrgyz representative office in St. Petersburg, where migrants from Kyrgyzstan would be provided legal assistance.