Nazarbayev awards Serbian President with 'Dostyk' Order
The Serbian President has arrived in Astana on an official visit.
President of Serbia Aleksandar Vučić pays an official visit to Kazakhstan, and Kazakh head of state Nursultan Nazarbayev has received the guest of honour in the Akorda Presidential Residence, BNews.kz correspondent reports.
An official meeting of the two leaders was held in the solemn environment with the participation of a squadron of the honour guard. The Presidential Orchestra of the State Protection and Guard Service has performed the anthems of the two states.
Talking to the Serbian President, Nursultan Nazarbayev underlined that the official visit of the Serbian head of state would enhance mutual cooperation between the two states.
"Mr President, I am glad to receive you. Everyone is aware of your respectful attitude towards Kazakhstan and me. We learnt it during my visit, and it is proved by the regular nature of our meetings. We have already met four times within a short time. You did support us during the holding of EXPO-2017, you visited our country, and now you have arrived on an official visit, made a decision to take part in the Congress of World Religions, all this underlines your special attitude. We value it very much. Therefore, we are to do everything so your delegation can reach success, your mission. I am so grateful to you for all this," said Nursultan Nazarbayev.
Speaking to the President of Serbia, the head of state talked about the perspective aspects of cooperation between Kazakhstan and Serbia.
"Trade turnover between our states is not big, but there is a good prospect in logistics, transport, communications, defence industry, agriculture, pharmacy and construction. I think that we will make use of this visit to further promote our relations," said the Kazakh President.
Also, the head of state awarded Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić with the Order of Friendship, 1st class.