Kazakhstan and South Korea Strenghten Partnership
President of Kazakhstan, Qasym-Jomart Toqayev and South Korean President, Moon Jae-In held a meeting today in the capital of Kazakhstan, Nur-Sultan.
The meeting was held as part of President Moon’s state visit to Kazakhstan.
Both Presidents Toqayev and Moon discussed the prospects of mutually beneficial cooperation between Kazakhstan and South Korea in politics, economy, trade, investments as well as cultural-humanitarian areas.
A number of agreements and memorandums were signed following the meeting. During the years of independence, the two countries have achieved a high level of partnership in almost all areas.
Last year, the trade turnover between Kazakhstan and South Korea reached a record level of US$4 billion.
President Toqayev said that Kazakhstan and South Korea have managed to form an effective model of cooperation based on partnership and respect for mutual interests.
“We established close collaboration on all levels and we address all urgent issues through business approach and constructive dialogue.”
“Kazakhstan’s First President, Nursultan Nazarbayev has played a special role in the introduction of the bilateral cooperation development,” he added.
Meanwhile, President Moon said that Kazakhstan is one of the most actively developing countries in Central Asia and he hopes that the country will be a good partner for South Korea.
“Our bilateral trade is increasing, investments are developing and infrastructural cooperation is growing. The next sectors for our cooperation include information technologies, innovations in the industrial sector, healthcare and space developments,” he said.