The Issyk-Kul representatives handed over food products to the Pamir
Kyrgyz for 100,000 som and warm clothes.
Myself and Will, my cycling companion, entered the country from Kyrgyzstan, traversing the region via the Pamir
Highway, the second highest road in the world after Pakistan's Karakoram Highway.
In average, there are more than 2 thousand people in the Pamirs
The high-altitude trekking season in the Pamirs
is very short, effectively limited to July and August.
After all, the number of Kyrgyz in the Pamirs
decreases every year.
Speaker of the Parliament of Kyrgyzstan Asilbek Jeenbekov met with one of the leaders of ethnic Kyrgyz residing in the Pamirs
in Afghanistan, Turdu Akun Atabek, on April 9.
Last year, it published a definitive two-volume study on Kyrgyz melodies; Kyrgyz Kuus: Analysis, Thoughts and Opinions (Volumes I-II) and Volumes I, II, and III of The Musical Arts of the Pamirs
, a five-volume study on folk music, oral history, and theatre traditions from the Pamir
region of Tajikistan, as well as a Herder's Manual in Kyrgyz, Russian and English, to contribute to a positive change in livestock and pasture management in rural areas of the Kyrgyz Republic.
Other books in the series include The Musical Arts of the Pamirs
, Volumes I, II, and III (Russian, 2011); Ancient Monuments of the Tien-Shan (Russian, 2011) and; Archaeological Map of Tajikistan (Russian, 2008).