Ambassador Djumaliev highlighted the importance of the energy sector in Kyrgyzstan and the role of energy in the integration processes in Central Asia and the Eurasian Economic Union. H.E. Ambassador and the Secretary-General discussed the most important developments such as the modernisation of the Energy Charter Treaty, participation of Kyrgyzstan in the Energy Investment Risk Assessment (EIRA) project and regional energy cooperation in Central Asia. H.E. Mr Djumaliev and the Secretary General also discussed further steps to strengthen cooperation between the Kyrgyz Republic and the International Energy Charter.