Saudi Arabia to build new embassy in Astana

Kazakhstan Materials 3 February 2009 11:06 (UTC +04:00)

Kazakhstan, Astana, Feb. 3/ Trend , K. Konirova/

The Kazakh government and Saudi Arabia will sign an agreement to provide land to build the new Saudi Arabian Embassy in Astana, the Foreign Ministry said.

"The signing ceremony will be held in Astana on Feb. 4. The document will be signed by Kazakh Deputy Foreign Minister Nurlan Ermekbayev and Saudi Arabian Ambassador to Kazakhstan Hisham Zaraa," the Foreign Ministry said.

The Saudi Arabian Embassy has operated in Kazakhstan since March 1997.

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