Akorda has held a ceremony of presenting credentials to the President of Kazakhstan the newly appointed extraordinary and Plenipotentiary ambassadors of several countries.
Credentials to the head of state presented the ambassadors of the Republic of Turkey Ufuk of Acidi, the Republic of Bulgaria Boyan Hadjiev, of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – Abdulaziz Abdullah al-Dawood.
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev congratulated the diplomats on the beginning of the official activities in Kazakhstan and wished them success in their noble mission.
During the ceremony, the President held separate talks with the ambassadors.
Turning to Ufuk of Akidi, the head of state emphasized the strategic character of relations between Kazakhstan and Turkey and expressed confidence that bilateral cooperation will develop successfully in the future. He expressed gratitude to the leadership of Turkey for the initiative to award President Nursultan Nazarbayev the status of Honorary Chairman of the Turkic Council, as well as active participation in “Astana process”.
“This opportunity to convey my best wishes to my colleague, President Erdogan. We look forward to seeing it in Kazakhstan with an official visit in April of the current year”, – said K. Tokayev.
Taking Boyan Hadjiev, the President of Kazakhstan noted the friendly nature of the interaction with Bulgaria. He recalled the meetings with President Romanom by Radium on the sidelines of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly in new York and Vice President of Bulgaria Ilinoi Iacovou in the framework of her recent visit to Nur-Sultan.
“Looking forward to the visit of President of Bulgaria to Kazakhstan next spring. I hope that his visit will be successful and will be able to give additional impetus to development of cooperation between the two countries”, – said the head of state.
In an interview with Abdulaziz Abdullah Alauda Kassym-Jomart Tokayev highly estimated the current level and content of bilateral relations, highlighting the fruitful investment ties, great potential for cooperation in the oil and gas, chemical, nuclear industries, as well as in the field of renewable energy. The President conveyed best wishes to the king and the crown Prince of Saudi Arabia.
“We expect the visit of the crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman in Kazakhstan. It would be great if this visit will take place this year,” concluded Mr. Kassym-Jomart Tokayev.