Deputy Secretary-General of UN visits Kazakhstan

Фото: MFA 24.01.2023 09:58 220

During the visit of Amina Mohammed, the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations to Kazakhstan, she held a meeting with Kairat Umarov, the First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan, El.kz cites MFA.

The main topics of the meeting were the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, gender equality issues and the situation in Afghanistan.

During the conversation, special attention was paid to the initiative of Kazakhstan to establish the UN Regional Center on Sustainable Development Goals for Central Asia and Afghanistan in Almaty. Umarov expressed hope for support and assistance in the implementation of the Kazakh initiative by the UN.

In turn, the UN representative highly appreciated Kazakhstan's active position in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and noted Kazakhstan's efforts to support stability in Afghanistan, in particular, by providing humanitarian assistance and creating opportunities for Afghan girls to study at universities of Kazakhstan.

The parties also considered topical issues of cooperation between Kazakhstan and the UN as well as outlined plans for further cooperation in order to strengthen comprehensive partnership.

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