N. Nigmatullin and Speaker of State Duma supported expansion of inter-parliamentary cooperation
The cooperation of the Kazakhstan and Russian parliamentarians will become stronger for the benefit of the people of two countries. Such opinion was expressed today by Chairman of Majilis Nurlan Nigmatullin at a meeting with Speaker of the State Duma of Russia Vyacheslav Volodin who arrived with the first foreign official visit to Kazakhstan as the President of Chamber.
During the conversation N. Nigmatullin emphasized good results of the Kazakhstan-Russian strategic partnership based on mutual understanding and friendship of leaders of two countries Nursultan Nazarbayev and Vladimir Putin.
According to the Speaker of Majilis, confidential political dialogue is adjusted between the countries, the system economic relationship is built up, cooperation in the sphere of safety effectively develops.
It is noted that effective development of bilateral interaction is promoted, in particular, the Agreement on neighborliness and alliance in the 21st century, partnership within EEU and the Joint action plan of Kazakhstan and Russia for 2016-2018.
N. Nigmatullin stated the high level of interaction between parliaments of two countries, having emphasized that the certificate to that is the first official visit of the Russian speaker to Kazakhstan on the eve of the celebration of the 25th anniversary of Independence of Kazakhstan. Chairmen of four key State Duma Committees of Russia also were a part of the Russian delegation.
The chairman of Majilis congratulated parliamentarians on the Constitution day of the Russian Federation which is celebrated today and wished wellbeing and prosperity to colleagues and all Russian people of the world.
Speaker of the State Duma V. Volodin emphasized importance for Kazakhstan of the forthcoming anniversary.
“Our meeting takes place in significant time for Kazakhstan. There is a preparation for the celebration of the 25th anniversary of Independence. Of course, we see how Kazakhstan changes, how Astana is beautiful. It is necessary to thank the President of Kazakhstan because all his steps and decisions are directed to improvement of life of citizens, to the solution of questions of the state. On behalf of the Russian parliamentarians let me congratulate Kazakhstan citizens on the Independence Day,” V. Volodin said.
Speaking about the prospects of inter-parliamentary interaction, N. Nigmatullin emphasized the importance of the new Concept of foreign policy of Russia oriented to strengthening of cooperation with the CIS and EEU countries. As the Chairman of Majilis noted, work of inter-parliamentary recommendations on interaction between the State Duma and Majilis will be sped up. The agreement on experience exchange of legislative activities at the level of special-purpose committees and groups on cooperation is reached.
“Today Kazakhstan and Russia thanks to active and consecutive work of heads of our states Nursultan Nazarbayev and Vladimir Putin show high results in a bilateral cooperation and within integration associations. The main task of two legislature of our states Majilis and the State Duma is a legislative ensuring implementation of all arrangements of heads of our states,” N. Nigmatullin emphasized.
V. Volodin supported activization of an inter-parliamentary cooperation, having emphasized strategic partnership of Russia and Kazakhstan. According to the Speaker of the State Duma, it is necessary to increase already existing forms of interaction and to develop new, to work on further harmonization of the legislation.
“The inter-parliamentary relations should be filled with specific content. Taking into account development of the relations extremely important that deputies and parliaments of our countries could make more effectively decisions are legislatively providing implementation of those tasks which determined heads of our states within arrangements,” V. Volodin said following the results of negotiations.