Kazakhstan-India Trade Turnover Amounted to US$1 billion

Cooperation between Kazakhstan and India continues to develop successfully.

Ambassador of India to Kazakhstan, Prabhat Kumar opined that the relations between the two countries are reaching a new level.

Trade turnover between the countries amounted to US$1 billion only in last year alone, which is 25 percent higher than in 2017.

“New investments are coming from India. There are some investments from Kazakhstan also in India. We have also invested in energy, petroleum and full projects. We are looking towards improving logistics and transportation from India to Kazakhstan,” said Kumar.

Political cooperation is also being developed between the countries. The Ambassador said that India was one of the first countries to recognize Kazakhstan as a sovereign state after the country announced its independence.

Cooperation in education field has also reached a big progress whereby India provided educational scholarships for Kazakhstan students for undergraduate program and postgraduate studies.

Cultural cooperation is expanding as well. The Indian Center, operating in the Kazakh capital, is offering yoga, dance, music and Hindi language sessions.

In honor of the Day of Independence in India, a photo exhibition was held in Nur-Sultan to introduce the Kazakhs to India’s rich culture.

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