Tokayev receives Georgian PM

During the meeting, topical issues of trade, economic, investment and humanitarian cooperation between Kazakhstan and Georgia were discussed
Фото: Akorda 27.07.2022 259

President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev received Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Garibashvili, El.kz reports.

Welcoming Irakli Garibashvili, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev noted the progressive development of bilateral cooperation, as well as the importance of combining joint efforts.

“I hope that your visit will be successful. As far as I know, the program of the visit is very rich, a number of meetings are planned that will give an additional impetus to the development of cooperation between Kazakhstan and Georgia. We have close ties of friendship and multifaceted cooperation. Our task is to strengthen and further develop our friendly relations," the President emphasized.

During the meeting, topical issues of trade, economic, investment and humanitarian cooperation between Kazakhstan and Georgia were discussed.

The parties paid special attention to transport and logistics interaction. Kazakhstan proposes to consider our market as a gateway to Central Asia, which has direct access to neighboring China. The countries are partners in the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route, which plays an important role in strengthening ties between the countries of the region.

In turn, Irakli Garibashvili expressed gratitude to Kassym-Jomart Tokayev for the opportunity to meet and reaffirmed his country's interest in strengthening contacts.

"We have excellent relations of friendship and multifaceted cooperation. I came with an important message – we are interested in developing bilateral cooperation and expanding our relations in all spheres. The trade turnover between the countries is increasing. For the first half of the year, it grew by 150%. Of course, we have great opportunities to expand ties. We value our relations, cooperation and friendship," Georgian PM said.

In conclusion, the Head of State conveyed words of greeting to the President of Georgia, Salome Zourabichvili.

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