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Bakytzhan Sagintayev meets with Kyrgyz Ambassador to Kazakhstan Zheenbek Kulubayev

by January 28, 2019 General

At the meeting, a wide range of issues of bilateral cooperation in the trade and economic, cultural and humanitarian spheres, the tourism industry, as well as in the field of digitalization and the development of smart cities were discussed. In particular, the prospects for expanding the range of exports to Kyrgyzstan in such industries as metallurgy, food industry, engineering, construction materials and chemical products were touched upon. In addition, issues of interregional and cross-border interaction were considered.

Kulubaev assumed the post of Ambassador of the Kyrgyz Republic to Kazakhstan in late 2018. President Nursultan Nazarbayev accepted credentials Dec. 12, 2018

According to the results of 11 months of 2018, the trade turnover between Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan amounted to $757.7 million, which exceeds the figures for the same period of 2017 by 10.2% ($687.6 million). In January-November 2018, exports from Kazakhstan grew by 18.7% and amounted to $548.9 million.

Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan