Dominican Republic signed agr’t to participate in EXPO-2017
As the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan reported, the signing of an agreement with the Kazakh side was attended by ambassador of Kazakhstan to Canada and part-time to the Dominican Republic, Konstantin Zhigalov, a Dominican – Foreign Minister Miguel Vargas and commissioner of the national section Hans Dannenberg (Ambassador of the Dominican Republic to India and part-time to Kazakhstan).
K. Zhigalov informed the participants on the large-scale work in preparation for the “EXPO-2017” in Astana, stressing the firm intention to participate in the exhibition, which can serve as a reflection of the positive dynamics of development of the Kazakh-Dominican relations. Ambassador of Kazakhstan invited M. Vargas to combine his first visit to Kazakhstan with the participation in the exhibition.
In turn, M. Vargas emphasized that the Dominican Republic is considering Kazakhstan as a key partner in the region, and cooperation in the energy sector, including in the field of renewable energy, one of the important directions of mutually beneficial partnership between the two countries. The participation of the Dominican Republic in EXPO-2017 will contribute to the exchange of experience in the production of “green energy”, will give an additional impetus to the development of trade and economic, investment, cultural and humanitarian ties between the two countries.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Dominican Republic noted the particular relevance of the topic “Energy of the Future” for the countries of the Latin American region, and expressed intention to personally lead the country’s delegation at the EXPO-2017 in Astana.
Source: Kazakhstan 2050