Presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron gets in line to voteWorld April 23, 12:26
First candidates cast ballots in presidential election in FranceWorld April 23, 11:26
LIVE updates: French presidential election 2017World April 23, 8:57
Russian soldier’s killer mentally unstable - Armenia’s Investigative CommitteeWorld April 23, 0:48
Sculpture to US president Franklin D. Roosevelt unveiled in CrimeaSociety & Culture April 22, 23:11
‘No danger’ for Novaya Gazeta journalists — Chechnya’s headSociety & Culture April 22, 21:54
Roosevelt wanted to buy a piece of Crimea in final days of World War IIWorld April 22, 17:27
FC Zenit St Petersburg 2-0 FC Ural in first official match at renovated stadiumSport April 22, 17:25
Two bandits from IS gang killed in Stavropol territoryWorld April 22, 15:12
ASTANA, February 21 (Itar-Tass) —— Last year’s trade between Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan reached 700 million dollars, sources at the government of Kazakhstan said on Tuesday after a meeting of the two countries’ prime-ministers.
Karim Masimov and Omurbek Babanov first had a one-on-one encounter. Bilateral talks in an enlarged format followed.
“The two sides discussed the current condition and prospects for the development of bilateral relations in the sphere of trade, economic, cultural and humanitarian cooperation,” the Kazakh government said.
At present, Kyrgyzstan has over 400 joint ventures involving Kazakh capital in such sectors of the economy as energy, gas pipelines, industry, building materials production, banking and others.
In Kazakhstan there are over 250 joint businesses with Kyrgyzstan in retail trade, tourism, construction and transport sectors.
It is expected that in the course of his visit to Kazakhstan Babanov will be received by President Nursultan Nazarbayev and hold meetings with officials at a number of ministries and agencies.