President Nazarbayev’s Press Office on President’s forthcoming visits
Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev is to visit a number of countries and to receive some high-ranking guests in his Astana-based Akorda Residence. President’s Press Office provided information on President’s forthcoming talks.
October 26, 2015 President Nazarbayev will be traveling to Doha, Qatar, on an official visit. The two sides are expected to dwell on issues on the international agenda, measures to boost trade and economic bilateral ties, prospects of participation of the Qatar Investment Fund in Kazakhstan-based infrastructure projects.
Upon his arrival in Astana October 27, President Nazarbayev is to receive Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan.
“We expect that it is in Kazakhstan that the PM will voice the so called Japan’s strategic vision regarding its ties with Central Asia. Nuclear industry cooperation and green technology are among the top issues on the agenda. The talks are also expected to focus on joint projects in machine building and processing of hydrocarbons”, according to the Press Office.
November 2 Head of State will be travelling to the UK to meet PM David Cameron. The two sides are to discuss prospects of the bilateral ties in the wake of Kazakhstan’s accession into the WTO. President Nazarbayev is also expected to meet Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
Besides, he will be meeting reps of the UK business circles.
From London President Nazarbayev is to visit France to have talks with French President François Hollande and meet business people of France. Paris is expected to host signing of some notable commercial agreements. Besides, President Nazarbayev is to meet Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova.
“Head of State has galvanized his foreign policy activities. His major goal is to ensure an inflow of foreign investments to Kazakhstan and form a so-called safety ring around Kazakhstan”, the Press Office elaborated.
“The situation in the region is not very stable; therefore Kazakhstan is galvanizing its economic and security cooperation”, Press Secretary Dauren Abayev said when commenting on the busy schedule.
US Secretary of State John Kerry is to visit Kazakhstan November 2. He is to meet President Nazarbayev and participate in a sitting of the Committee for Strategic Partnership to discuss a wide range of issues.