German commissioner for national minorities to visit Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan Materials 28 August 2006 17:31 (UTC +04:00)

(Kazakhstan today) - A visit of Christoph Bergner, Commissioner of the Federal Republic of Germany for National Minorities and Resettlers' Issues, Parliamentary Secretary of State, deputy of the Bundestag, to Kazakhstan is planned from August 30 to September 3, reports Trend.

Yerzhan Ashikbayev, official spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan, has said today, August 28, at a traditional briefing in Astana that the target of the visit is "to get acquainted with the situation and conditions of Germans living in Kazakhstan, as well as to discuss issues related with the implementation of joint projects for the German Diaspora in Kazakhstan."