October 29, 2019
On Saturday, October 26, the grand opening of the AUCA Technical School of Innovation was held. This is the only educational institution in Kyrgyzstan and region that provides an opportunity to receive an education equivalent to university programs after the 9th grade of secondary school.
Daniyar Imanaliev Head of the Strategic Development, Economics and Finance Policy Department under the President's Office, Kanybek Isakov Minister of Education and Science, Donald Lu Ambassador of the United States to the Kyrgyz Republic, Enrico Pianta Head of Consular Affairs of the Swiss Embassy in Kyrgyzstan, David Lakhdhir Chair of the AUCA Board of Trustees, Anne Dix American Schools and Hospitals Abroad (ASHA) Office Director at USAID were invited to the opening ceremony. Guests were welcomed by the author and manager of the AUCA TSI project Chingiz Shamshiev. Moreover, AUCA president Andrew Kuchins was also invited to the ceremony and delivered the opening speech.