Kazakhstan, Estonia to strengthen co-op in digitalization
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 8
By Rashid Shirinov – Trend:
Prospects for strengthening cooperation between Kazakhstan and Estonia in the field of digitalization and innovative technologies were discussed at a meeting of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev with Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas, the president’s official website said in a statement.
Nazarbayev thanked Ratas for his personal participation in the opening ceremony of the Astana Hub international technology park of IT start-ups. The president also stressed the rich experience of Estonia in digital technologies.
The head of state also pointed to the need to increase trade relations between the two countries and focused on the priority areas for the development of economic cooperation.
Nazarbayev spoke about the infrastructure programs being implemented in Kazakhstan, facilities being built within their framework and the results of projects to increase the transit and transport potential.
The president also noted the importance of establishing cooperation in manufacturing, agriculture, pharmaceuticals and other sectors of the economy.
Ratas, in turn, noted that the development of Kazakhstan can be evidenced by the infrastructure facilities of Astana.
The Estonian PM expressed interest in the implementation of joint projects in the field of digitalization and transport and logistics, as well as in the expansion of investment cooperation.
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