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Prime Minister of Kazakhstan B. Sagintayev took part in the Kazakh-Serbian business forum

by November 15, 2016 Market

In his greeting to the participants of the forum, B.Sagintayev noted that 2016 was very fruitful for bilateral cooperation between Kazakhstan and Serbia. The visit of President Nursultan Nazarbayev in August this year to Belgrade has determined the main priorities for the development of bilateral relations. These priorities are agriculture, construction, food industry, transport, tourism, small and medium businesses.

Prime Minister noted that due to the implementation of major infrastructure projects in the framework of the State program “Nurly Zhol”, the country has a wide transit potential, which may involve the representatives of the Serbian business. Kazakhstan is located in the free trade zone of the EEU, which provides opportunities for enterprise big market. Nationwide, there are free economic and industrial zones, which provided favorable conditions for doing business. Besides infrastructure development, cooperation in the field of agriculture, construction, pharmaceuticals, mechanical engineering can be an excellent base for the expansion of bilateral cooperation.

In turn, Prime Minister of the Republic of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic said that Serbia attaches great importance to developing relations with Kazakhstan and considers that bilateral relations may be accompanied by a more intensive cooperation in various fields, especially in the economic sphere.

It should be reminded that Prime Minister of Kazakhstan B.Sagintayev and Serbian Prime Minister A. Vucic held bilateral talks, participated in the Kazakh-Serbian business forum and visited the exhibition center Expo-2017 and the new office of Forte Bank, built by Serbian construction companies. Following the results of the meeting, they signed a roadmap for the development of cooperation between Kazakhstan and Serbia, a protocol of intentions between the Akimat of Astana and Belgrade City Hall, as well as the Memorandum of Understanding “On air communication” between Kazakhstan and Serbia.

Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan.