Kazakh, Egyptian presidents mull economic co-op
Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 27
By Elena Kosolapova - Trend:
Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev and his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi have discussed bilateral cooperation in various spheres, press service of Kazakh president said.
The sides focused on the prospects for cooperation in trade, economic, agricultural, pharmaceutical spheres, infrastructure construction, transport and logistics.
The discussions were held during the first official visit of Egyptian president to Kazakhstan.
During the meeting, Nazarbayev noted that his country is interested in developing friendly relations with Egypt. He emphasized that despite the geographic remoteness, the sides have great potential to develop the transit relations.
"Egypt is one of the largest states in the Middle East and we would like to continue our trust-based dialogue on economic cooperation on the world markets," said Nazarbayev.
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, for his part, said that the purpose of his visit is to further strengthen the close relations between Kazakhstan and Egypt in all spheres.
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