Astana and Bandar Seri Begawan are interesting in expanding the bilateral cooperation

On April 7, 2018 the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Akylbek Kamaldinov paid a visit to Brunei Darussalam in the frame of the working trip to the countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.

During the visit Mr. A.Kamaldinov held a meeting with the Second Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Dato Seri Paduka Haji Erywan bin Pehin Datu Pekerma Jaya Haji Mohd. Yusof.

Reference: The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Brunei concurrently is the Head of State – H.M. Sultan H. Balkiah.

Mr. A.Kamaldinov has informed the Second Minister with the priorities and goals of the internal and foreign policy of Kazakhstan, international initiatives, and the activities as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council. Taking into consideration the favorable investment climate created in Kazakhstan the Deputy Minister noted the promising areas of bilateral cooperation such as halal industry, oil and gas industry, Islamic finance and called to enchase cooperation between the business community and financial institutions of the two countries.

The parties have discussed the current status and prospects of further development of Kazakhstan - Brunei relations. The continuation of a regular political dialogue, the necessity of expanding the bilateral legal base and cooperation in trade - economic and investment areas as well as the establishment of mutually beneficial links in education, science and culture were among the reviewed issues.

The diplomats exchanged of their views on the key issues of the world agenda, collaboration in the frame of the regional organisations, including the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation.

In conclusion of the meeting the parties have noted the commitment of two countries to intensify and strengthen the partnership.

During the visit, the Brunei side organized an official dinner in honor of Mr. A.Kamaldinov's visit on behalf of the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Datin Paduka Tan Bee Yong.

Created at : 7.04.2018, 21:15, Updated at : 7.04.2018, 21:15