Solemn reception in honor of independence of Kazakhstan was held in Ottawa
Solemn reception in honor of the 25th anniversary of independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan was held in Ottawa. The ambassador of Kazakhstan in Canada provided to guests of an action the priority directions of the Kazakhstan-Canadian cooperation in the context of the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations establishment, the celebration of the 150th anniversary of Canada and holding the International specialized EXPO 2017 exhibition in Astana, BNews.kz correspondent reports.
Solemn reception in honor of the 25th anniversary of independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan was held in Ottawa on December 7, 2016 where speaker of the House of Commons of parliament Jeff Reagan, acting Minister of foreign affairs Pamela Goldsmith-Jones, parliamentary secretary of the Ministry of natural resources Kim Rood, senators, deputies, representatives of state bodies, business and scientific community of Canada and diplomatic corps, the Kazakhstan citizens living in the country of the Maple leaf are participated, the press service of the Foreign Ministry of Kazakhstan reports.
Ambassador of Kazakhstan in Canada Konstantin Zhigalov told about key milestones and achievements of development of Kazakhstan for years of independence, international initiatives of President Nursultan Nazarbayev and designated the priority directions of the Kazakhstan-Canadian cooperation in the context of the 25th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations, the celebration of the 150 anniversary of Canada and holding the International specialized EXPO 2017 exhibition in Astana.
Acted on behalf of the government of Canada Kim Rood warmly congratulated Kazakhstan citizens on independence anniversary. She expressed firm support by Ottawa the Plan of the nation "100 specific steps" and expressed confidence in further development of fruitful Canadian-Kazakhstan partnership for a long-term outlook.
President of the largest uranium mining company "Cameco" of Canada, member of council of foreign investors in case of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan and cochairman of Business council Kazakhstan-Canada Tim Gittsel noted the considerable prospects of building-up of mutually beneficial cooperation with Kazakhstan in the light of the current institutional reforms and upgrade of economy in Kazakhstan.
The taken place acceptance attracted great interest of the Canadian establishment, a business community and the public. In addition to residents of Ottawa, guests from Montreal, Toronto and also being at distance in several thousands of kilometers of the Provinces of Manitoba and Saskatchewan arrived for participation in it.