Thursday, 10 October 2019, 09:47:50
During the meeting led by Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Roman Sklyar and First Deputy Prime Minister of Belarus Alexander Turchin, an exchange of information on the economic situation in Kazakhstan and the Republic of Belarus, as well as a discussion of the current state and prospects of development of Kazakhstan-Belarus trade and economic cooperation took place.
In particular, the parties discussed the agreements and recommendations regarding the implementation of the Protocol of the XIV meeting of the IGC, the implementation of the Action Plan for the Development of Cooperation between the Governments of the two countries for 2019–2020, on trade and economic cooperation between Kazakhstan and Belarus and prospects for its expansion, and industrial cooperation and the supply of equipment in agriculture, food industry, healthcare, on interaction in the cultural and humanitarian sphere, science, technology of science and education, space activities, as well as the holding of the XVI meeting of the Intergovernmental Commission, scheduled for 2020 in Belarus.
Speaking at the meeting, Roman Sklyar expressed confidence that the decisions made would give an additional impetus to the development of bilateral relations in all areas of Kazakhstan-Belarus cooperation, and also, once again, demonstrate a high level of dialogue intensity between Kazakhstan and the Republic of Belarus.
At the same time, Roman Sklyar emphasized that new industries have appeared in our countries, and Kazakhstan and Belarus can supply each other at a competitive price high-quality processed products that meet international standards and have international quality certificates. Thus, the conditions created for doing business have made our countries attractive to entrepreneurs and investors.
Today in Kazakhstan there are over 340 legal entities, branches and representative offices with Belarusian participation. In this case, the task of the IPC is to create comfortable conditions for mutually beneficial and productive cooperation between enterprises and business partners.
In turn, Alexander Turchin called promising cooperation between Belarusian and Kazakhstani enterprises in the field of industry, agriculture, transport, pharmaceuticals, medicine and IT technologies. In addition, according to Turchin, industrial cooperation remains among the priority areas of cooperation.
Alexander Turchin expressed his trust that the joint industrial, scientific, engineering, technical and human potential allows for the implementation of complex projects, including those with a high degree of localization of production.