Chairman of the Standing Committee Li Zhanshu, having greeted the President of Kazakhstan on behalf of the Chinese National People's Congress, noted the fruitful nature of the talks held within the framework of the state visit, and pointed out that the signed documents indicated specific plans for developing bilateral relations at the present stage.
- You are a great friend for our people, and you are one of the most respected political leaders for me personally. Kazakhstan, under your leadership, has formed a market economy, the nation’s life improves, and there is stability in society. The authority of your country in the world and the region is constantly growing. Your state has paved its way to the light, as you say Nurly Zhol. You are a native of the people; you know their aspirations and for many years are leading Kazakhstan along the path of successful development. You are a heroic person for the Chinese people and an example for us - leaders. As your friend and your neighbour, China is sincerely pleased with Kazakhstan’s achievements, the Chairman of the National People's Congress said.
The Head of State thanked Li Zhanshu for the kind words addressed to himself and his country.
- I want to congratulate you on the election of the Chairman of the NPC Standing Committee for this high post and wish you success, the President of Kazakhstan said.
In the context of discussing the issues of interparliamentary cooperation between the two countries, Nursultan Nazarbayev noted that the decision taken at the 19th Congress of the National People's Congress aimed at maintaining stability in the country and fulfilling the tasks set is of historic importance for China.
In addition, the Head of State pointed out that construction of socialism with Chinese characteristics, along the way of which China has been going for 40 years, is marked by excellent achievements.
- Today China has become one of the world’s largest and leading economies. Innovations are rapidly introduced, investments in science are increasing. Your country has entered an entirely new way of its development, the President of Kazakhstan concluded.