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Kyrgyzstan: Diplomatic Service

Volume 461: debated on Monday 11 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what plans she has to improve consular services in Kyrgyzstan; and if she will make a statement. (138548)

The Government retain the services of an honorary consul in Bishkek, overseen by our embassy office in Almaty. The honorary consul is trained to provide consular services and assistance to British nationals who find themselves in need. The current level of demand for these services does not indicate that any increased resource is needed at present, but the situation is kept under review.