German Chancellor Angela Merkel will pay her first official visit to Kyrgyzstan on July 13-14 at the invitation of Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev, the Kyrgyz presidential press service told Interfax on Thursday.
Atambayev and Merkel "will discuss a large number of issues relating to the state of affairs in and prospects of the further deepening of cooperation between Kyrgyzstan and Germany," the press service said.
"The leaders will also exchange opinions of the topical issues on the international and regional agendas," it said.
The two leaders are expected to give a press conference after the negotiations.
Merkel will also meet Kyrgyz parliamentarians, including parliamentary speaker Chynybai Tursunbekov, and representatives of the Kyrgyz civil society.