Today in Ukimet Uyi, Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Kazakhstan George Krol.

The discussion covered topical issues of bilateral cooperation in the economic sector, trade and investment, strengthening of friendly relations. The results of the diplomatic mission of Ambassador J. Krol in Kazakhstan were also summed up.

“After the visit of our Head of State N. Nazarbayev to Washington, the relationships strengthened even more. In general, in the time of work, the economic component of our relations has reached a higher level,” – Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev said.

To date, bilateral relations between Kazakhstan and the United States have been brought to the level of an expanded strategic partnership. Following the results of the working visit of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan, B. Sagintayev, to California and New York, which took place in April of last year, the Consulate General was opened in San Francisco, where the combined offices of Zerde, Astana Hub, techno park "Alatau" work within the framework of digitalization. As part of the work of the Consulate General, Kazakhstan's cooperation with the South-West of the USA is developing, incl. with the leading American companies located in the Silicon Valley.

In addition, during the meeting the sides discussed plans for further strengthening of business ties between the countries.

In his turn, G. Krol stressed the special role and strategy of the President of Kazakhstan N. Nazarbayev in developing and strengthening friendly relations with all states.

“The role played by Kazakhstan in the UN Security Council has a huge effect. Kazakhstan is a country that was part of the Soviet Union 26 years ago, and now it is the leading country in the region and in the world as a whole. The policy of your President with regards to neighboring countries is very important for stabilizing relations,” – the US ambassador to Kazakhstan said.

G. Krol has been working as Ambassador of the United States of America to the Republic of Kazakhstan since January 8, 2015.

Published: 23 August 2018



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