Kazakhstan, Astana, Sept. 7 /Trend D.Mukhtarov/
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and Chinese President Xi Jinping signed a number of bilateral documents in Astana on Saturday, a correspondent of Trend reported from Kazakhstan's capital.
According the correspondent, the signed documents include the Declaration on further development of multilateral strategic partnership between the countries.
The signed documents also include the agreement between the governments of Kazakhstan and China on mutual provision of lands for construction of diplomatic missions' buildings, intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in the exploration and use of cosmic space for peaceful purposes, medium-term and long-term program of development of Kazakh-Chinese trade and economic cooperation till 2020, the agreement between the governments of two countries on the use and management of Dostyk joint hydro-system on Horgos river, the Memorandum on cooperation in the sphere of implementation of projects for complex processing of coal between the Ministry of Industry and New Technologies of Kazakhstan and the State Energy Agency of China, the Agreement on cooperation between JSC NC KTZ and the People's Government of Lianyungang city.
The signing of a number of special-purpose agreements within the framework of the constituent meeting of Kazakh-Chinese business Council with participation of the Presidents of two countries is planned to be held in the second half of the day.
Speaking at a briefing on the results of talks in Akorda (the residence of Kazakh President), Nursultan Nazarbayev said that during the visit of Chinese President in total 22 contracts worth $30 billion will be signed.
"Some 22 contracts worth about $30 billion will be signed, including major contracts in the oil and gas sector," the Head of State said.
In addition, the Kazakh President said that an agreement has been reached with the Chinese side to build another oil refinery.
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