OREANDA-NEWS  The head of the Russian Emergencies Ministry, Alexander Kurenkov, handed over 40 Russian-made fire tankers to his Kyrgyz colleagues on Wednesday.

"Today, as part of the implementation of the instructions of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin, we are handing over 40 fire tankers to our colleagues. These unique fire trucks are equipped with modern equipment and manufactured in Russia," said the head of the Russian Emergency Department Kurenkov during a solemn ceremony at Ala-Too Square in Bishkek. Kurenkov noted that the equipment was transferred into the hands of real professionals in their field. "I am sure that this technique will worthily serve for the benefit of people and in the name of saving lives," he stressed.

For his part, Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of Kyrgyzstan Akylbek Zhaparov thanked for the assistance provided.
It is noted that the special equipment transferred to the Kyrgyz colleagues is represented by unique heavy-class fire trucks on the Kamaz-43118 chassis, which have increased cross-country capability. The volume of the tank is 6 cubic meters. Russian manufacturers in the manufacture of fire tanks took into account the wishes of foreign colleagues based on the calculation of the typical size of fire stations, the height of road bridges, as well as operating conditions and maintenance capabilities in Kyrgyzstan.