Bishkek, Nov.15, 2019. /Kabar/. Speaker of the Kyrgyz Parliament Dastanbek Dzhumabekov received Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Kyrgyzstan Kairat Nurpeisov, the Parliament’s press service said.
During the meeting the sides discussed the current state of political, economic and cultural-humanitarian relations, as well as exchanged views on the development of inter-parliamentary relations.
Dzhumabekov, congratulating Nurpeisov on the beginning of his diplomatic mission in Kyrgyzstan, expressed hope that as an ambassador he would make a great contribution to strengthening cooperation between brotherly, friendly states.
The speaker added Kyrgyzstan is interested in expanding ties with Kazakhstan in all directions.
“The fraternal and good relations between Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan are a great achievement of first President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev. The current head of the neighboring republic Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, continuing the tradition of active cooperation, intends to pay state visit to Kyrgyzstan in the near future. We believe this visit will serve as a new impetus in the implementation of the planned goals for the benefit of the two peoples,” Dzhumabekov said.
At the same time, speaking about the current state of economic relations, Dzhumabekov noted the task is to bring trade turnover between the countries to the level of $ 1 billion.
For his part, Ambassador Kairat Nurpeisov expressed gratitude to the Kyrgyz speaker for his warm welcome, and stressed that he would make every effort to further expand the bilateral cooperation.
Besides, the sides expressed mutual commitment to the issues of consistent development and deepening of inter-parliamentary cooperation. Also, with a view to the effective development of tourism, the sides stressed the need to complete the construction of the Tyup-Kegen highway linking Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan as soon as possible.
Note that Kairat Nurpeisov has been appointed Ambassador of Kazakhstan on Aug. 29 this year.