Emir of Qatar received the Special Envoy of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the promotion of the candidacy of Kazakhstan for non-permanent members of the UN Security Council

May 26. MFA

Emir of Qatar received the Special Envoy of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the promotion of the candidacy of Kazakhstan for non-permanent members of the UN Security CouncilEmir of Qatar received the Special Envoy of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the promotion of the candidacy of Kazakhstan for non-permanent members of the UN Security Council

On May 25th, 2015 the Special Envoy of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the promotion of the candidacy of Kazakhstan for non-permanent members of the UN Security Council, Deputy Minister of foreign affairs of Kazakhstan Askar Mussinov visited the State of Qatar and was received by Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.

During the meeting two sides discussed the issues of Kazakh-Qatari cooperation. Emir praised the results of his visit to Astana in January 2014 and stressed that he expects another meeting with Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev during his visit to Qatar scheduled for this year.

Regarding the nomination of Kazakhstan’s candidacy for non-permanent members of the UN Security Council Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani assured that the State of Qatar appreciates the performance of Kazakhstan in the UN framework and in the international arena and will surely support Kazakh bid in the upcoming vote.

Emir of Qatar also called an important and timely initiative of the President of Kazakhstan on the establishment of the Islamic Organization for Food Security (IOFS) and confirmed that Qatar will soon join the organization and participate in the upcoming General Assembly of IOFS that will take place in Astana this fall.

Emir of Qatar has also confirmed interest in participating in the specialized international exhibition EXPO-2017 in Astana.

In his turn A. Mussinov thanked the Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani for the decision to build a rehabilitation center for the victims of nuclear tests in Semey and secondary school in Astana.

On the same day A. Mussinov met with the Foreign Minister of Qatar Dr. Khaled bin Muhammed al-Attiyah and discussed ways of strengthening bilateral cooperation as well as the visit of Qatari Minister to Astana.

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