Foreign Minister pays courtesy call on Prime Minister of Kazakhstan

2021-10-18 11:12:34

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Within the framework of her official visit to the Republic of Kazakhstan, Minister of Foreign Affairs B.Battsetseg on October 15 paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister of Kazakhstan A.U.Mamin.

Conveying the greetings of President of Mongolia U.Khurelsukh and Prime Minister L.Oyun-erdene, Foreign Minister B.Battsetseg noted the steady expansion of traditional friendly relations and cooperation with Kazakhstan. Expressing her delight with paying the first visit of Foreign Minister of Mongolia to Kazakhstan, she showed her satisfaction with the results of the talks and meetings held between the authorities of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Ministry of Trade and Integration of Kazakhstan on intensifying and developing bilateral relations in the coming years.

Prime Minister A.U.Mamin affirmed his willingness to fulfill the duties reflected in the talks as the pandemic situation subsides, applauding the sides for reaching an agreement to realize many tasks in the coming years.

Foreign Minister of Mongolia, furthermore, noted that current level of trade turnover and economic cooperation between two countries is lower than the capability, and expressed her willingness to convene Mongolia-Kazakhstan Intergovernmental Commission  in the first quarter of next year and during the event to hold a meeting of the Commission's Business council for developing business cooperation. 

In turn, A.U. Mamin highlighted that Kazakhstan's trade with the countries of the region is growing, and there is an opportunity to increase the trade turnover between the two countries to 100 million US dollars in the first place.

Noting that 2022 year marks the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries, Foreign Minister B.Battsetseg conveyed her hope that Prime Minister A.U. Mamin will pay an official visit to Mongolia within the framework of this anniversary. 

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