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Kazakhstan makes a significant contribution to the development of a sustainable transport system in the region: Askar Mamin

by November 28, 2016 Key Issues

A. Mamin noted the importance of the topic of sustainable transport in the context of economic development of the countries of the region which

“Ensuring the trade flows of modern logistics infrastructure and high-quality service for speed and cost of delivery will allow the participating countries in the transit corridors to develop new markets and attract cargo flows,” A. Mamin said.

According to him, the adoption of sustainable development goals, including the creation of transit transport infrastructure and sustainability within 70th session of the General Assembly of the United Nations, is a major breakthrough in global development.

“Kazakhstan is making a significant contribution to the development and modernization of the logistics infrastructure of the region,” A. Mamin said.

In the framework of participation in the Global Conference, First Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan was received by President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.

The parties stressed the role and importance of the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev in the development of bilateral Kazakh-Turkmen relations, the strengthening of cooperation in all spheres of interstate relations.

During the meeting the sides discussed prospects of development of the rail corridor “North – South”, which is an important part of the new railway Kazakhstan – Turkmenistan – Iran. In December 2014, the Presidents of Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Iran opened the railway line Uzen – Bereket – Gorgan connecting three states.

The sides noted the importance of the international road for the development of the regional economy, as well as the prosperity and strengthening of mutually beneficial cooperation between the two countries.

In addition, the sides exchanged views on the development of the Kazakh-Turkmen cooperation in the gas industry, transboundary water management.

A. Mamin thanked the Turkmen side for participation in the forthcoming international exhibition EXPO-2017 “Energy of the Future.”

During the forum, A. Mamin met with members of the governments of China, Russia, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Ukraine.

Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan