According to the Virtual Silk Highway Project the another project called "OCCASION
(Organising Caucasus and Central Asian Internet Offerings to NRENs)" was
proposed and realized. This project is directed to advance collaborations and
exchange the information between scientists taking part in the Virtual Silk Highway
For reaching the objects of the project organized multimedia conferencing and Voice/IP
The role of user groups can be played by every scientific and educational organizations.
Four organizations showed the interests in this project:
Institute of New Information Technologies, Kyrgyz State
University of Construction, Transportation and
International University of Kyrgyzstan;
Institute of seismology, National Academy of Science;
Institute of Water Problems and Hydropower
under the National Academy of Sciences of the Kyrgyz
The begining of videoconferences is planned for the autumn of 2006.