Bishkek, January 28 / Kabar /. Many investors want conditions like Kumtor’s. Chairman of the state commission for inspection of activities of Kumtor Operating Company, Economy Minister of the KR Temir Sariev told at a press conference at Kabar Agency.
According to his words, terms of easing the taxation of Kumtor is unacceptable and establish a bad precedent. "Their activities with "special" tax raise questions. Investors who want to come to Kyrgyzstan, also asking such conditions. But we refuse them, demand to observe the law and pay taxes according to state standards, " Sariev said.
He said that tomorrow, the report of the state commission will be considered tomorrow at a meeting of the board of directors of Centerra Gold Inc. the only asset of which is Kumtor. Sariev also said that the report is presented to Speaker of the Parliament and the Prosecutor General of Kyrgyzstan.
The state commission for inspection of activities of Kumtor Operating Company was formed June 27, 2012 by the Parliament of the KR. January 24, 2013 the commission presented the results of its activities to the Kyrgyz government.