Meeting of Nursultan Nazarbayev and Emomali Rahmon in extended format held in Astana
“We sincerely welcome you to Kazakhstan, in our young capital, Astana. Our meeting has special significance in the annals of bilateral relations,” Nursultan Nazarbayev said.
The Head of State stressed that Tajikistan is an important strategic partner of Kazakhstan, and over these years, good-neighborly and trustful relations have been built between the two countries.
Nursultan Nazarbayev noted the significant nature of the agreements signed today aimed at further strengthening of bilateral cooperation.
“All 25 years of relations are a history of friendship and a history of mutual support. Today we will sign the main document � the Joint Statement, in which we will sum up the results of our joint work and define the priorities for the future,” the President of Kazakhstan said.
In turn, the President of Tajikistan thanked the President of Kazakhstan for presenting the high award � Parassat Order and expressed his sincere gratitude for the high appreciation of his contribution to the strengthening of Kazakh-Tajik relations.
“Relations with Kazakhstan occupy a leading place in Tajikistan’s foreign policy, and we are interested in their progressive development. The people of Tajikistan and I personally will never forget that in the hardest times for my people you have always supported us, provided assistance and economic support,” E. Rahmon said.
At the end of his speech, the President of Tajikistan noted the productive nature of bilateral cooperation, the foundations of which are the reliable political platform and elaborate legal framework.
Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan