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Majilis Chairman and British ambassador discussed partnership in innovation and digitalization

15 February, 13:57 255
Majilis Chairman and British ambassador discussed partnership in innovation and digitalization

Among the promising areas for further bilateral cooperation, the interlocutors called the spheres of economy, education, intensification of the inter-parliamentary dialogue.

Speaker of the Chamber Nurlan Nigmatulin received the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in Kazakhstan Michael Gifford, the Majilis press service reported.

"Nigmatulin congratulated the diplomat on his work in Kazakhstan and stressed that the development of partnership with Great Britain is one of the priorities of the foreign policy of our country. Among the promising areas for further bilateral cooperation, the interlocutors called the spheres of economy, education, intensification of the inter-parliamentary dialogue," says the Thursday message.

Speaking about the main tasks set by the President of Kazakhstan in the January Address, Nigmatulin stressed the interest of our country in strengthening partnership in the field of innovative technologies and digitalization.

“The experience of British parliamentarians in the issues of legislative support for the development of the digital economy, the provision of digital services, the operation of innovation centers and start-ups are of a practical interest. At the same time, Nigmatulin noted the importance of holding meetings of relevant committees and interparliamentary cooperation groups on a regular basis," the information says.

During the discussion of the international agenda, Michael Gifford thanked Kazakhstan for presiding in the UN Security Council, stressing the importance of the Kazakh president's speech at the Security Council meeting.

At the end of the meeting the interlocutors expressed confidence in the further strengthening of Kazakh-British relations, including between the parliamentarians of the two countries.

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