Bishkek will host the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit on Thursday, June 13, and Friday, June 14. Senior officials and diplomatic delegations from several countries, including China, India, Kazakhstan, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan, are scheduled to attend the summit.
Authorities have implemented a restriction on public demonstrations until Thursday, June 20. Heightened security measures, including checkpoints and increased security personnel, are to be expected during and following the summit. Associated disruptions, including road closures and increased traffic congestion, are also likely.
Individuals in Bishkek are advised to monitor the situation, anticipate heightened security measures, associated disruptions, and limited hotel vacancies, and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities.
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