Dispatch of an Observation Mission from Japan for the Parliamentary Election in the Kyrgyz Republic

September 25, 2015

  1. 1. The Government of Japan will dispatch five persons to take part in the parliamentary election observation mission in order to support the fair conduct of the parliamentary election in the Kyrgyz Republic scheduled to take place on Sunday, October 4th. The five members are: two experts — Ms. Terue OKADA, Project Associate Professor, the University of Tokyo; and Mr. Fumiaki INAGAKI, Senior Researcher, Keio Research Institute at SFC, Keio University —, two officials from the Embassy of Japan in the Kyrgyz Republic and one staff of JICA Kyrgyz Republic Office. The two experts and one staff of JICA Office are to be dispatched to the major international election observation mission for this parliamentary election organized by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) / Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) international election observation mission. The two officials from the Embassy of Japan are registered with the Central Election Commission of Kyrgyz Republic as observers from the Japanese Government and will engage in the monitoring of the election.

    2. The Kyrgyz Republic is exerting efforts to ensure a fair and smooth implementation of the election in cooperation with the international community. Japan has been supporting the Kyrgyz Republic's nation building efforts since its independence and the dispatch of an observation mission for the upcoming parliamentary election is part of such support.

    3. The Government of Japan expects that a fair and smooth implementation of the parliamentary election will bring stability and democratic consolidation to the Kyrgyz Republic.