Nazarbayev, Lajcak discussed issues of cooperation btwn Kazakhstan and Slovakia
During the meeting they discussed the issues of intensification of the bilateral relations, cooperation in the political and economic sphere.
The Head of State noted that 24 years have been passed since the establishment of the diplomatic relations between our countries.
“This year the Slovakia chairs the European Union, the EU summit was held in Bratislava. All this testifies to the dynamic development of Slovakia in the European Union”, Nursultan Nazarbayev said.
The Kazakh President paid attention to the extensive economic relations of our country with the EU.
“We have signed an agreement on cooperation with the EU and look forward to your support. I’d like to express my gratitude for the ratification of this document”, N. Nazarbayev emphasized.
The President also noted the need to strengthen the bilateral ties.
“Kazakhstan implements the industrial and innovative program, economic diversification for the development of processing industries, privatization is carried out”, Nursultan Nazarbayev said.
In turn, the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Slovakia congratulated the Head of State on the 25th anniversary of Kazakhstan’s independence and the successes that have been achieved by the republic during this period.
“Due to the political stability, economic and social development, Kazakhstan, undoubtedly, is a leader of the Central Asian region. We are interested in the very good relations and cooperation with your country. And this is one of the purposes of my visit”, M. Lajcak said.
The Minister said about a representative business delegation that came with him.
“Currently, the Slovak entrepreneurs meet with their colleagues from Kazakhstan. The main leitmotif of the meetings is to increase the trade turnover between our countries”, M. Lajcak told.
The Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Slovakia also noted the importance of the withdrawal of Kazakhstan’s relations with the European Union to a new level.
In addition, M. Lajcak stressed the global role of our country in the resolution of important issues of regional agenda, the importance of which increases in the light of the membership of the country in the UN Security Council.
In conclusion, the President of Kazakhstan expressed hope that this visit will open up new opportunities for our countries to develop bilateral relations.
Source: Kazakhtan 2050