Meeting with President of the Swiss Confederation Didier Burkhalter


burkhalterIn the course of the meeting the President of Kazakhstan thanked for the welcome and emphasised the high level of organisation of the World Economic Forum.

The leaders of the two states discussed the key aspects of the Kazakh-Swiss relations, prospects of their further development, as well as the issues of the international agenda.

Nursultan Nazarbayev and Didier Burkhalter laid an emphasis to systematic strengthening of mutually beneficial cooperation, both in bilateral format and within the framework of the international organisations. It was noted that the countries adhere to same positions on key issues of the global and regional security.

The President stressed that Switzerland is considered as one of Kazakhstan’s main trading partners in Europe. Such biggest Swiss companies as Algroup, Rieter и Glencore are functioning in the country. Besides, more than 400 joint companies are registered in Kazakhstan.

The parties stressed a need to further boosting the work of the Kazakh-Swiss Intergovernmental Committee on trade and economic cooperation.

At the end of the meeting, the leaders of the two states expressed confidence in dynamic growth of bilateral cooperation in the near future.