Cairo hosted a meeting of the Kazakh-Egyptian Intergovernmental Commission
The Kazakh delegation was headed by Minister of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan Arystanbek Mukhamediuly.
The agenda of the Intergovernmental Commission included issues of cooperation in the field of culture and historical and cultural heritage, sports and tourism, education, religious activities, trade, industry, investment, energy, oil, agriculture, health and pharmaceuticals, civil aviation.
In his speech, Arystanbek Mukhamediuly noted that the IPC meeting is the most important event for further deepening and expanding mutually beneficial cooperation between Kazakhstan and Egypt, defining more concrete and extensive prospects for cooperation between the countries. This is especially true when there is considerable potential for cooperation in this direction, but the dynamics of development are not high in recent years.
“This year is the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between our countries. A significant expansion and strengthening of the dialogue between our countries in all spheres was achieved during these years. In particular, much work has been done to strengthen cultural and humanitarian cooperation, as well as in the field of multilateral cooperation,” Minister said.
The result of the negotiations was the Protocol of the 5th meeting of the Kazakh-Egyptian intergovernmental commission, which outlined the current trends of trade, economic, cultural, humanitarian and scientific and technical cooperation of our countries. According to the document, the parties will work out the issue of holding an exhibition of works of art of Ancient Egypt within the framework of the International Specialized Exhibition EXPO-2017.
Kazakhstan welcomes the offer of the Egyptian side to donate works of art of Ancient Egypt (originals and copies of exhibits) for the further opening of a separate hall of world culture in the National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan, and will also work on issues of training courses in Egypt for Kazakhstan restorers, archaeologists and other specialists.
In addition, Kazakhstan and Egypt have agreed to exchange experiences in the field of physical culture and sports, as well as to develop cooperation between sports federations of the two countries.
Bilateral meetings with Minister of Investment and International Cooperation of the Arab Republic of Egypt Dr. Sahara Nasr, with the Minister of Culture of the Arab Republic of Egypt Helmy Namnam, with Minister of Antiquities of the Arab Republic of Egypt Khaled al-Anani, as well as a visit and solemn laying of Flowers to the bust of Abay in “Friendship and Freedom” park and a meeting with the Governor of Cairo were held within the framework of the Commission’s work,. Also Minister of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan A. Mukhamediuly visited the mosque of Sultan Baybars.
As a result of bilateral meetings, a number of important agreements have been signed between various institutions and organizations of Kazakhstan and Egypt.
Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan