PRIME MINISTER OF GEORGIA DISCUSSES PROSPECTS OF INTENSIFIED TRADE AND ECONOMIC RELATIONS WITH PRESIDENT OF KAZAKHSTAN Print Version

2019-05-15

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Trade and economic relations of Georgia and Kazakhstan have very wide-ranging prospects and it is significant to fully absorb the available potential. It was noted at the meeting of Mamuka Bakhtadze, Prime Minister of Georgia and Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, President of the Republic of Kazakhstan today.

President Tokayev hosted Prime Minister Bakhtadze with a visiting delegation at the Ak Orda Presidential Palace.

Focus was made on the performance of the Inter-Governmental Commission of the two countries, which is mandated to find ways for doubling the trade volumes. In the opinion of the Prime Minister of Georgia, a Road Map signed today will substantially contribute to the process as it envisages the extension of commodity scope traded between Georgia and Republic of Kazakhstan in 2019-2022.

Active cooperation and achievements made in the area of investments has been praised. One of the topics of discussion was the intensified cooperation of marine ports of the two countries.

President of the Republic of Kazakhstan expressed hopes that official visit of the Prime Minister of Georgia and engagement in the Economic Forum of Astana will give a new impulse of development to the relations existing between the two countries.

President Tokayev extended advance congratulations to the Prime Minister Bakhtadze with the Independence Day of Georgia celebrated on May 26 and wished prosperity to the people of Georgia.

Discussions were also related to the presidential elections of Kazakhstan scheduled for June 9, 2019. President Tokayev noted that elections will be held in a transparent manner in full compliance with the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan and applicable international standards.

Prime Minister's Press Office