UAE allocates $1 million in aid to Kazakhstan
The United Arab Emirates allocated one million dollars in assistance to Kazakhstan. This became known during a meeting in the Al-Bahr Palace between Prime Minister Alikhan Smailov and UAE President Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Tengrinews.kz reports citing the press service of the head of government.
The Prime Minister stressed that this year the countries celebrate the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations, which have reached the level of strategic partnership during this time.
“We intend to further strengthen full-scale cooperation in all areas of the economy of mutual interest. We are also grateful to the United Arab Emirates for the constant and unwavering support of Kazakhstan’s international initiatives,” said Alikhan Smailov.
He added that in recent years there has been a steady increase in the number of joint projects in various industries.
“At the same time, we see a significant potential for further building up and deepening investment cooperation. The government is ready to provide comprehensive support to investors in the implementation of their initiatives. I hope that in the near future we will launch new joint projects,” said Alikhan Smailov.
The head of government also thanked the UAE President for the assistance in the amount of one million dollars for reforestation in the Kostanay region, where large-scale fires occurred.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan noted that Kazakhstan and the United Arab Emirates have special, very friendly relations.
“I fully support all areas of our bilateral cooperation,” the UAE President said, conveying greetings and best wishes to the President of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev.
Recall that earlier Smailov met with Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Administration of the President of the United Arab Emirates Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan.