SENATE SPEAKER RECEIVED APOSTOLIC NUNCIO IN KAZAKHSTAN
Chairman of the Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Head of the Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions Dariga Nazarbayeva received Apostolic Nuncio Francis Assisii Chullikat in Kazakhstan, S trategy2050.kz reports .
The representative of the Vatican highly appreciated the work of Kazakhstan in strengthening global security by overcoming disagreements between religions and cultures through peaceful dialogue. “The Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions is a unique platform for solving the current challenges and threats,” he said.
Speaking about constructive interaction between Kazakhstan and the Vatican, the Senate Speaker noted that Kazakhstan was the first and only country in Central Asia to visit Pontific. The visit of Pope John Paul II to Astana in 2001 was one of the most significant events for the country. D. Nazarbayeva said that she is planning to visit the Vatican during the preparation for the VII Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions.
The Chairman of the Senate emphasized the successful experience of the Pediatric Clinic in Vatican, and proposed the establishment of cooperation between the Ministry of Health of Kazakhstan and the Ministry of Health of Kazakhstan to provide medical education and training of doctors to the best Kazakhstani children.
Apostolic Nuncium in Kazakhstan raised the issue of visa facilitation of the Vatican clergy. They are forced to renew their visa every year, and it is inconvenient. The head of the Senate took control of this issue. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has started work in this direction, and now it is necessary to organize interdepartmental procedures.
The prospects of cooperation of the Nazarbayev Center for inter-confessional and intercivilizational development with the UN organizations were discussed during the meeti
Source: Kazakhtan 2050