Nursultan Nazarbayev: We have long and good relations with Singapore
The Akorda held a meeting of Nursultan Nazarbayev with founder of Hotel Properties Limited Ong Beng Seng.
At the meeting, the sides discussed cooperation in tourism and implementation of joint investment projects, BNews.kz correspondent reports. The head of state noted that Kazakhstan and Singapore established friendship and partnership relations of a high level.
“We have long and good relations. I was a good friend of Lee Kuan Yew, and we also have close cooperation with the current Prime Minister of the country. At all international platforms, we always meet and discuss the ways to further strengthen our relations,” said the President of Kazakhstan.
Nursultan Nazarbayev underlined Kazakhstan’s interest in the development of tourism and told about the measures taken to increase a tourist potential of Astana.
“You are a well-known person in the hotel business, work in various states of the world. Astana is a new capital, and we intend to make it a tourist city. To this end, we study Singapore’s way in this direction,” said the head of state.
In turn, Ong Beng Seng told about his first work experience in Kazakhstan.
The Syngaporean entrepreneur noted the dynamic growth rates and high development results reached by Kazakhstan under the leadership of Nursultan Nazarbayev.