First Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev held a meeting with a member of the Politburo Standing Committee of the Communist Party of China, Vice Premier of China Zhang Gaoli in Beijing.

This meeting took place on the eve of the visit of President Nursultan Nazarbayev to China and participation in the G20 Summit in Hangzhou in early September.

Bakytzhan Sagintayev and Zhang Gaoli discussed implementation of the projects under "Nurly Zhol" economic policy proclaimed by the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and the initiative of the President Xi Jinping "One Belt, One Road" that will open for the countries new perspectives of mutually beneficial partnership.

In order to achieve goals set by the two leaders on achieving bilateral trade up to 40 billion US dollars till 2020, First Deputy Prime Minister proposed to develop joint Action program for diversifying trade and economic cooperation, and to eliminate trade barriers.

During the talks the sides also discussed innovative cooperation, collaboration in large-scale transport projects, energy sector and agriculture.

Within the visit to China, First Deputy Prime Minister will visit Xi'an to hold negotiations with the secretary of the Party Committee of Shaanxi, hold a meeting with representatives of Chinese business, get acquainted with the work of technology centers in high technology, aerospace development, biopharmaceuticals, agriculture.

Press service of the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan

Published: 12 July 2016



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