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Thursday, December 3rd, 2020

Kazakhstan established diplomatic relations with Tanzania


NEW YORK, Permanent Representatives of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the United Nations to the United Nations in New York, Kairat Omarov and Mottand Jonathan Mero signed a joint communique on establishing diplomatic relations between the two countries. The signed document creates the basis for the development of bilateral relations.

During the signing ceremony, Permanent Representatives of Kazakhstan and Tanzania expressed interest in establishing cooperation in various sectors of economy and discussing prospects for bilateral partnership.

Mott Jonathan Mero spoke about the country’s current social and economic development and major infrastructure projects. Within the framework of multilateral cooperation, diplomats noted the similarity of positions on many issues of the UN agenda, including the fight against terrorism, Organization Reform and implementation of Sustainable Development goals. An agreement was reached on expanding cooperation in these and other areas and mutual support in international organizations.

The United Republic of Tanzania is the largest country in East Africa, with a population of about 55 million. According to official data, the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth in 2017 will make up 7.1%. A quarter of GDP is agriculture, accounting for 85 percent of exports.

With the help of international financial institutions in recent years, Tanzania has been actively boosting its infrastructural projects and natural resources such as gold, iron, diamond, tanzanite.