Ye.Idrissov appointed Kazakhstan Ambassador to the UK
The President introduced the new Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrahmanov.
Announcing Yerlan Idrissov’s new appointment, President expressed gratitude for his service as Minister.
Nursultan Nazarbayev emphasized the new challenges require the Foreign Ministry to develop new approaches – the work in the UN Security Council as a non-permanent member.
Speaking about the USSC, the President reminded that Kazakhstan’s election to this post was a testament of the respect to our country. According to him, work in the Security Council is an important task that requires Kazakhstan to demonstrate global leadership in the movement for nuclear-free world as well as in other international issues.
As for the Eurasian Economic Union, Nursultan Nazarbayev said that it is important to work effectively taking into account our national interests.
“In the context of the global economic crisis an important element is the work of the country’s diplomatic service in the economic sphere. It is necessary to carry on work on attracting investments and on export of our domestic goods. In this regard, the work of the Foreign Ministry and embassies should be strengthened. We should carefully work on the preparation for the major international events that are due to take place in Astana next year, the OIC and SCO summits”, said the Head of State.
Nursultan Nazarbayev stressed the need for the embassies to implement appropriate control over the observance of international trade and economic agreements of Kazakhstan. He also drew attention to the responsibility of the Ministry in representing our country abroad and therefore importance of careful staff selection.
In conclusion, the Head of State noted the quality of work of Foreign Ministry and congratulated everyone on the coming New Year.
Source: Kazakhstan 2050