Dr. Mohammed Ahmed bin Sultan Al Jaber, UAE Ambassador to Kazakhstan, and Lieutenant-General Talgat Mukhtarov, Deputy Minister of Defense of the Republic of Kazakhstan, have met to discuss cooperation between the two friendly countries in various fields to achieve the common interests of the two people.
During a meeting held at the UAE Embassy headquarters, the Deputy Minister of Defense expressed his thanks and appreciation for the UAE support to his country in all fields, especially in the field of technical support to the Kazakh Ministry of Defense.
For his part, the UAE Ambassador noted the UAE leadership’s interest in boosting cooperation with Kazakhstan, highlighting the country's keenness to build strong relations with various countries of the world.
The meeting was attended by Rashid Ali Al Mehrazi, UAE Military Attaché in Kazakhstan, according to Emirates News Agency WAM.
Last month, His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received President Nursultan Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan in Abu Dhabi on 13 March 2019.
They discussed ties of friendship and cooperation, as well as promising prospects for developing bilateral relations in investment, economic and cultural areas, in the best interests of both nations and people.
The talk also touched on the latest regional and international developments of mutual interest. Nazarbayev expressed his delight at visiting the UAE and his country’s keenness to broaden the aspects of its relations with the UAE.
Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, Sheikh Tahnoun Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Adviser, other Sheikhs and senior officials, were also present.
After the meeting, Sheikh Mohammad and Nazarbayev witnessed the exchange of a Memorandum of Intent between the Ministry of Energy in Kazakhstan and Prime Project Development Consultancy, regarding cooperation in the field of investment in the sectors of energy and industries related to underground resources in Kazakhstan.
The agreement was signed by Waleed Salman, General-General of the Prime Project Development Consultancy, and Maazoum Merzagalyev, Kazakhstan’s Deputy Minister of Energy.
The meeting and the memorandum exchange ceremony was attended by Dr. Anwar Mohammad Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Dr. Sultan Ahmad Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of State, Madiar Menilikov, Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the UAE, and other senior Emirati and Kazakh officials.