Nursultan Nazarbayev meets with Mikhail Mishustin, Cabinet Chairman, Russian Federation


During the meeting, the First President of Kazakhstan congratulated Mikhail Mishustin on his appointment to a responsible and important position.

- You have entered the office at a very difficult time. The situation is not easy at the moment. I hope that your rich experience will be useful for your new job. Yesterday you were in Almaty to discuss the issues of digitalization and the development of artificial intelligence, said Elbasy.

Nursultan Nazarbayev noted that from the date of gaining independence, Kazakhstan has developed good neighbourly relations with the Russian Federation.

- All the years of service, I was doing my best to strengthen the coordination between Kazakhstan and Russia. And it is my belief that today our bilateral relations are a model. I really want this to remain forever, said the First President of Kazakhstan.

In turn, Mikhail Mishustin thanked Elbasy for the meeting and conveyed warm greetings on behalf of President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.

- It is emblematic that my first foreign visit starts with Kazakhstan. We have a very good relationship. Taking this opportunity, I would like to convey the best wishes from the President of the Russian Federation, said the Cabinet Chairman.

During the meeting, the parties discussed in detail the current state and prospects for deepening cooperation within the EAEU, and also focused on implementing infrastructure development projects and further strengthening the trade relations between the countries of the continent.