Kazakhstan, China ink ten bilateral documents in Beijing

Kazakhstan Materials 21 December 2006 12:25 (UTC +04:00)

(gazeta) - Ten bilateral documents were inked in Beijing as a result of the talks between Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of Kazakhstan, and Hu Jintao, Chairman of PRC, Wednesday, December 20, the presidential press service reports.

In particular, Nursultan Nazarbayev and Hu Jintao signed a document on "China-Kazakhstan Co-operation Strategy for the 21st Century" and a concept of economic co-operation development, reports Trend.

An agreement on the state border regime between Kazakhstan and China, intergovernmental agreements on mutual recognition and equivalence of documents on education, scientific degrees and titles, on customs control of energy resources transported via the border by the pipelines were signed in the presence of the two heads of state. Besides, agreements on archive co-operation, on mutual exchange of hydrological information between border posts on transboundary rivers, and on development of scientific co-operation on transboundary rivers were signed.

The sides also inked a protocol on changes and amendments in the intergovernmental agreement on regulating activities of the international transboundary co-operation centre "Horgos" as of 4 July, 2005, and passed a memorandum of intent on merging Kazakh and Chinese railways through Korgas, Kazakhstan - Horgos, China.