Russian Federal Assembly head expected to visit Astana in early December
Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct.2 / Trend S. Suleymanov /
Chairman of the Senate of the Kazakh Parliament Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev received Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Kazakhstan, Mikhail Bocharnikov, the Kazakh Senate said.
"During the meeting, Bocharnikov informed the Speaker on the Chairman of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of Russian Federation Sergei Mironov's upcoming official visit to Kazakhstan, the Senate said.
Bocharnikov said that during the visit, to be realized Dec. 8-9, it is planned to hold the fourth meeting of the groups on cooperation between the Senate and Federation Council.
"We attach great importance to this visit," the Senates quotes Tokayev, as saying.
He stressed the importance of the upcoming event for further strengthening of cooperation between supreme legislative bodies of Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation.
"The meeting discussed issues of further strengthening bilateral relations, including inter-parliamentary cooperation," the Senate said.