Astana, Kazakhstan, Nov.12
By Daniyar Mukhtarov - Trend:
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev and Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Garibashvili discussed bilateral cooperation during a meeting in Astana, the press service of the president of Kazakhstan said Nov.12.
"The current state and prospects of bilateral cooperation in trade, economic, investment and energy fields were discussed at the meeting," said the statement.
The president said that the relations between Kazakhstan and Georgia have traditionally developed in line with the mutually beneficial partnership.
"Kazakhstan has always had a good relationship with Georgia," said Nursultan Nazarbayev.
"Our bilateral relations developed rapidly for all the years of independence. We are willing to further strengthen cooperation with Georgia in all directions in both politics and the economy."
In turn, the Georgian prime minister said that he arrived in Kazakhstan to deepen and expand cooperation between the two countries.
"For me, this is the first official visit as prime minister to your country," said Garibashvili. "Kazakhstan is our friendly and very close state. We have always had a special relationship with Kazakhstan and its people. I hope that our economic, political and trade relations will deepen in the future."