B. Sagintayev meets with Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of State for Defence Affairs of Qatar K. Al- Attiyah
Today in Ukimet Uyi, Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev met with Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of State for Defence Affairs of Qatar Khalid Mohammad Al Attiyah.
The interlocutors discussed issues of developing and deepening mutually beneficial relations between Kazakhstan and the state of Qatar in various sectors of the economy. In particular, means for increasing cooperation in the defense-industrial sphere were considered within the framework of the International Exhibition of Weapons Systems and Military Equipment KADEX-2018 held in Astana.
For reference: This year marks the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Kazakhstan and Qatar. During the period from 2005-2017, gross inflow of direct investments from Qatar to Kazakhstan amounted to $ 46.8 million. In 2017, the inflow of direct investments to Kazakhstan was $ 2.7 million.
The KADEX-2018 exhibition features 144 types of weapons and military equipment produced by domestic and foreign manufacturers (a total of 318 companies from 28 countries), among which: aviation equipment – 20 units (6 helicopters, 10 aircraft, 2 UAVs), land equipment – 124 units. The exhibition will be visited by official delegations from 48 countries.
Source: Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan