At the site of the Supreme Eurasian economic Council in Yerevan the President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev has held a meeting with Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong.
During the meeting, the President noted friendly character of relations between the two countries.
– Kazakhstan has a lot of respect for your country. We still remember that the founding father of modern Singapore, your father, Lee Kuan yew, who had a close relationship with the First President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, in the early 90-ies visited Kazakhstan. I think we have some basis for close relations between our countries, – quotes Tokaev’s press service reports.
The Prime Minister of Singapore confirmed its intention to continue strengthening relations between the two States.
– We will be happy to further develop this cooperation. I look forward to working with you as President, – said Lee Hsien Loong.
The parties stressed the expansion of bilateral trade-economic and investment ties, as well as the growing interaction in the International financial center “Astana”.
After the meeting, Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev invited the head of Singapore to visit our country.
⁃ We look forward to seeing You in Kazakhstan at any time convenient for you. Your visit will provide a good opportunity to discuss a number of specific issues for the development of mutual cooperation, – said the President.