Nursultan Nazarbayev held a number of bilateral meetings
President Nursultan Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan held meetings with President of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbai Jeenbekov and with President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, the press service of Akorda informed.
During the meeting with the President of Kyrgyzstan, the parties discussed topical issues of bilateral relations and regional agenda.
The President of Kazakhstan noted the development of trade and economic relations between Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan and stressed the importance of the planned meeting of the Heads of Central Asian countries.
“We will discuss issues common for all of us, including economic cooperation, mutual trade, cooperation in infrastructure development and logistics”, the Head of State said.
In turn, Sooronbai Jeenbekov expressed support for the initiative of holding a working consultation meeting of the Heads of Central Asian states in Astana.
The President of the Kyrgyz Republic noted the importance of further strengthening of bilateral relations and enhancing interaction on solving important regional issues.
During the meeting with President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, the Head of State highlighted the role of Sh. Mirziyoyev in the development and strengthening of bilateral relations.
“After your election, we have already met several times, and everything we talked about is being implemented and working. For this year, you have done a great job, established relationships with neighbors, decided questions that have not been solved for decades. I am grateful to you for the colossal work you are doing in Uzbekistan, and this work has strong influence on all countries of our region”, the President of Kazakhstan stressed.
Nursultan Nazarbayev emphasized the important nature of today’s working consultation meeting, the idea of which was proposed by the President of Uzbekistan.
“Today we will meet with all our colleagues to discuss and solve our economic problems and everyday issues. This year we will have many such meetings: a meeting on Afghanistan initiated by you, a meeting of the Turkmen side on the Aral Sea and other events”, the President of Kazakhstan said.
In his turn, the President of Uzbekistan expressed gratitude for the opportunity to visit Kazakhstan and thanked Nursultan Nazarbayev for the working consultation meeting of the Heads of States of Central Asia organized in a short time.
“Today I want to express my gratitude for the fact that you supported the initiative of Uzbekistan to hold a consultative meeting. Nursultan Nazarbayev, you have always been an advocate of integration from the first days of independence and always said at all meetings that we need to unite, cooperate and communicate”, the President of Uzbekistan said.
Sh. Mirziyoyev also noted the political will of the President of Kazakhstan to address topical issues of bilateral cooperation.
“I am sincerely glad that for nowadays railway transportations have increased by 44%, and in general, the trade turnover between our countries has reached two billion dollars, and as we agreed with you, we will bring this figure to five billion dollars”, the President of Uzbekistan said.
We remind that the day before Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev met with President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon who arrived in Kazakhstan on an official visit. During the talks in a narrow circle, the sides discussed issues of bilateral cooperation and prospects for their further development. During the meeting, the Head of State awarded the President of Tajikistan the Order of Parasat.
As a result of the talks, a number of bilateral documents were signed during the official visit of President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon.
Source: Kazakhstan 2050