On behalf of the Head of State, Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev paid an official visit to the People's Republic of China. In Beijing, the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan was received by President of the People's Republic of China Xi Jinping.

During the official meeting with President Xi Jinping, Bakytzhan Sagintayev conveyed warm words of greetings on behalf of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and the invitation of the Head of State to pay an official visit to Kazakhstan in 2019. Currently, China is one of the largest foreign trade partners of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the countries have great prospects in many areas of bilateral trade and economic cooperation.

The Chairman of China, in turn, conveyed warm greetings to the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, noted the high level of interstate relations and stressed that under the leadership of President N. Nazarbayev, Kazakhstan achieved great success and China supports the desire of the people of Kazakhstan to go their own sovereign way. Xi Jinping also drew attention to the fifth anniversary of the “Belt and Road” initiative. The Chairman of the People's Republic of China recalled that the idea of ​​the program was announced in Astana on September 7, 2013, at Nazarbayev University, and noted that he considers it an initiative launched jointly with Nursultan Nazarbayev.


Published: 22 November 2018



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