Project of UK’s Pavilion for EXPO 2017 presented in London
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Erlan Idrissov and his British counterpart Boris Johnson held a meeting of the Kazakh-British strategic dialogue in London, where there was presented the project of the UK’s pavilion for EXPO-2017.
The sides discussed main aspects of cooperation between Kazakhstan and the United Kingdom in bilateral and multilateral formats, as well as exchanged views on relevant issues of the international agenda, including the election of Kazakhstan as a non-permanent UN Security Council member for 2017-2018.
During the talks, the Ministers of Foreign Affairs noted the high dynamics of development of economic and political cooperation between the two countries and underlined the growing strategic partnership between Astana and London.
The diplomats also discussed implementation of agreements reached during the official visit of the President of Kazakhstan to London in November 2015.
Following the negotiations, the Ministers reaffirmed their intention to maintain high-level contacts and interest in development of relations in all areas of bilateral cooperation.
On the same day, E.Idrissov participated in the presentation of the project of the British national pavilion at EXPO-2017 in Astana. It should be noted that the heads of 20 British companies expressed an interest to take part in the exhibition. Commissioner for the UK at EXPO 2017 Charles Hendry and renowned British architect A.Khan presented the project of the pavilion.
Participants agreed that the UK’s Pavilion will be one of the most interesting in the upcoming exhibition in the capital of Kazakhstan and will promote sharing of advanced technologies and promising scientific developments in the field of renewable energy.
Source: Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan