In Asia lies the beautiful country of Kyrgyzstan. It is located along the same Silk route which traders used years ago to travel from Southern Europe and Middle East to Asia and establish trade relations and cultural heritage with Asia and Europe.
Kyrgyzstan is a roughly cut, hilly area in the Central Asian region It is surrounded by mountains and hills. Thus the region proves to be a good site for medical and research fellowship. One of the very ancient cities in this nation is Osh. This city has very closely evidenced the trade of silk route and establishments of various trade and culture in the country and across the world.
The nation is native to Islamic and Christianity following people. The culture is quite influenced by Russian orthodoxy. Kyrgyz consists the biggest part of nation with 73% of total population alongwith Chinese and Russian consisting 1% and 6% of population. Rest of the population consists of people coming from various other ethnicities. The China is one of the biggest nations near to Kyrgyzstan thus impacting everything greatly in the nation. The native language is Kyrgyz but for communication with outer world Russian is considered best. Foreigner and visitors use it often to communicate with the locals.
Kyrgyzstan is predicted as ancient as 2000 year old. This nation saw several cultures due to reign and fall of various empires however the hilly regions and mountains helped this nation to gain its sovereignty as a nation after getting separation from Soviet Union in 1991. It was during 1920s that Kyrgyzstan saw development in terms of culture and trade. At the same time the nation evolved in education and economy and started emerging making it as a strong nation.
Kyrgyzstan is beautiful and sceneric thus makes a great choice for travellers and locals to explore. Ever since the independence in 1991, the country evidenced amazing growth in educational background and the still developing culture of the nation opens immense opportunities for medical and research. The mountains surrounding the area have plenty of herbs and spices. The nation has local Universities like Osh State Medical University and Kyrgyz State Medical Academy which are established to promote the education.
International School of Medicine is also one of the attractions in the field of education displaying the educational prosperity of the nation.
Although the nation has evidenced immense growth by being the participants of
- Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), a league of 56 participating states committed to peace, transparency, and the protection of human rights in Eurasia. [1-Wikipedia]
- The Commonwealth of Independent States
- The Eurasian Economic Union
- The Collective Security Treaty Organization
- The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation
- The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation
- The Turkic Council
- The Türksoy community
- The United Nations.
Yet there is enormous potential in the nation to grow and develop more. The cultural diversity need some more stability and synthesis. The help from UN and China will surely play important role in shaping the future of the nation. It would be interesting to see how this beautiful hilly region makes benefit of medicinal value of its mountains with the support of one of the greatest medicine practitioners nation China influencing the nation.