Kazakhstan ambassador hails historic relations with Oman

13.12.2018

Kazakhstan’s community in the Sultanate celebrated the 27th anniversary of their nation’s independence and the growing ties with Oman during a gala event at the InterContinental Hotel Muscat.

The event was attended by senior officials from Oman’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as well as senior members of the diplomatic corps.

In a speech, the Kazakh ambassador to Oman Yerzhan Mukash hailed the long history of friendship and cooperation between both states.

“The Sultanate of Oman was one of the first Arab countries to recognise the independence of the republic and establish diplomatic relations with it,” he said.

“The agreements during the visits of our President reached the highest level and laid a solid base for the mutually beneficial cooperation between our countries.”

Highlighting the most significant achievements over the past year, Mukash hailed growing investments, trade, and medical cooperation between the two countries.

One example shared was the agreement reached between Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Agriculture and the Oman Flour Mills.

“During the bilateral negotiations with representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan and a number of interested Kazakh companies, an agreement on the supply of Kazakh grain and flour and other agricultural products to the Oman market at competitive prices was reached.”

Kazakhstan and Oman remain major trade partners, with the Oman Oil Company participating in the development of the “Pearl” oil field in Kazakhstan’s share of the Caspian Sea and the “Dunga” deposit in the Mangistau region. The share of the Omani company is 20 per cent in each of these projects, the ambassador had confirmed during an earlier interview with the Times of Oman.


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