Kazakhstan opens new embassy building in Abu Dhabi
December 21. KAZINFORM. ABU DHABI
Relations between the UAE and Kazakhstan are developing steadily thanks to the support of UAE President H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and his Kazakh counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev, a senior UAE foreign ministry official said today.
”The bonds between the two countries are considered one of the most distinguished bilateral ties at the Islamic level and merit to be followed by other countries,” HE Tareq Al-Heidan, Assistant to UAE Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Minister of Foreign Affairs said during a ceremony for opening the new building of the embassy of Kazakhstan in Abu Dhabi which coincides with its national day anniversary.
”The two countries possess a modern, strong infrastructure and vibrant base for joint cooperation which can utilised to boost joint cooperation in various fields,”he added, noting that friendly investment environment in Kazakhstan opens the door wide for UAE private sector to invest in infrastructure, energy, oil and mineral projects.
Executive Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan HE R.Zhoshibayev has expressed optimism to enhance bilateral cooperation between Republic of Kazakhstan and the United Arab Emirates in all fields and assured to make all out efforts to strengthen mutually beneficial relations between the two countries.
He said that “I am- glad to welcome all the guests who have gathered here to celebrate the opening of the new building of the Embassy of Kazakhstan to the UAE”.
“It is remarkable that the opening of our Embassy has concurred with another important date – yesterday, on December 16, we celebrated the 18th anniversary of Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan”, he added.
He said that the relations between our two countries have been successfully developing both in political, commercial-economic and cultural-humanitarian spheres.
The Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan was opened in Abu Dhabi in September 2006. The year 2009 has contributed to the dynamic development of relations between the UAE and the Republic of Kazakhstan.
”The opening of the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the United Arab Emirates built by order of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev is an evidence of special brotherly good fellowship between him and the President of the United Arab Emirates, HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, he remarked.
”This March the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan paid an official visit to the United Arab Emirates and in October the head of our state visited Abu Dhabi as an honoured guest by invitation of Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi HH Sheikh Mohammad ben Zayed Al Nahyan.
”This year our countries have signed a number of important agreements at the state and intergovernmental levels, have created the Intergovernmental Commission and the Kazakhstan-Emirates Business Council which continue their work so far, he recalled.
“Investors from the UAE help implementing large projects in oil ‘&’ gas, construction and banking industries in the Republic of Kazakhstan. Henceforth we have a good mind to enhance bilateral cooperation and will make all efforts to strengthen mutually beneficial relations between the Republic of Kazakhstan and the United Arab Emirates”, added Zhoshibayev.
He hoped that the opening of this amazing complex would impart an additional urge and dynamics to the cooperation between the Republic of Kazakhstan and the United Arab Emirates, Kazinform refers to WAM.