High-ranking Kyrgyz officials are now reportedly saying that having Kyrgyzstan switch from the Cyrillic to the Roman alphabet would cost more money than the country can afford for the project at present. A later switch has not been ruled out.
- Kyrgyzstan will not shift to Latin alphabet, Kazakhstan Today, April 3, 2008
- В Кыргызстане пока не будут переходить на латиницу, Казахстан Сегодня (Kazakhstan Today), April 3, 2008
- Kyrgyzstan may join trend, adopt the Roman alphabet, Pinyin News, February 15, 2008