Kazakhstan, Astana, Dec. 25 / Trend K. Konyrova /
The Kazakh Parliament's Senate Chairman Kassymzhomart Tokayev received Georgian new Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador to Kazakhstan Paata Kalandadze.
By congratulating the head of the Georgian diplomatic mission with the appointment this position, Kassymzhomart Tokayev stressed that Kazakhstan and Georgia consistently develop their relations on principles of partnership, mutually beneficial cooperation. They are interested in further promoting the dialogue.
The development of inter-parliamentary relations is important. We should intensify the activity of cooperation groups established in the supreme legislative bodies of the two countries ", the speaker said.
The parties paid special attention to issues of cooperation within the international organizations, in particular, the OSCE. Kazakhstan will chair in this organization in a few days.
"We will follow the principles of cooperation to which we were always devoted. Our country intends to pay due attention to the promotion of all three OSCE dimensions, and carry out its work in accordance with the interests of all member-states," Kazakh Senate Speaker said during the meeting.
"We will follow the principles of cooperation that have always been committed. Our country intends to pay due attention to the promotion of all three OSCE dimensions, and carry out their work in accordance with the interests of all SCO member-states" - said during the meeting of the Kazakh Senate Speaker.
In this regard, he invited members of the Georgian parliament to participate in the Trans-Asian Parliamentary Forum "The Eurasian dimension of the OSCE", scheduled for spring 2010 in Almaty under the auspices of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly.
Kalandadze expressed confidence that the forthcoming chairmanship of Kazakhstan in the OSCE will be successful and fruitful. He stressed that Georgia supports Kazakhstan's initiative to hold the summit of the organization in 2010. He expressed gratitude to Tokayev for his fruitful activities aimed at developing and strengthening the international relations.