Opening the meeting, the Head of the State greeted the First Vice-Premier of the State Council of China, noting the high level of bilateral cooperation.
- There is a special partnership model between Kazakhstan and China. We cooperate in the energy and other spheres, the President of Kazakhstan said.
Nursultan Nazarbayev thanked Xi Jinping, the Chairman of the People's Republic of China, for the invitation to "One Belt, One Way" international forum and expressed his readiness to participate in the event.
- We have a lot of upcoming joint work. During my visit to Beijing, as part of "One Belt, One Way" forum, we will discuss in detail blending of ‘Nurly Zhol’ and ‘Silk Road Economic Belt’ programs, the Head of the State said.
In his turn, Zhang Gaoli conveyed the words of the greetings of President Xi Jinping to the President of Kazakhstan and noted the achievement of new agreements within the framework of the Cooperation Committee meeting.
- President of China plans to visit Kazakhstan this June to participate in the opening of "EXPO-2017" world exhibition and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit. Under your faithful leadership in Kazakhstan, the economic growth dynamics is preserved, social stability is observed and the well-being of the population is increasing. Kazakhstan’s authority is growing in the international arena, Zhang Gaoli said.
China’s Vice Premier expressed support for the ongoing reforms in Kazakhstan, stressing the importance of Nursultan Nazarbayev’s recently announced initiative to improve public consciousness.
At the end of the meeting, the President of Kazakhstan thanked the leadership of China for supporting the country’s ongoing reforms and expressed hope for strengthening trade and economic relations between the two countries.