State Council Chairman receives Deputy Chairman of Senate of Parliament of Kazakhstan
09 Dec 2019
❖ The Omani-Kazakhstan Joint meeting discusses parliamentary cooperation
The State Council Chairman, HE. Dr. Yahya bin Mahfoudh Al-Manthri, received today the delegation of Kazakhstan Senate, led by Beknazarov Bektas, Deputy Chairman of the Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
The Council Chairman, noted the importance of the visit in strengthening the existing relations between the two countries and opening new paths for cooperation between them. He highlighted the role of parliamentary diplomacy in strengthening relations between the two countries.
Also, the Council Chairman pointed out that the relations between the Sultanate and the Republic of Kazakhstan are good and Sultanate looks forward to a promising future for the development of cooperation in various economic, cultural and scientific fields, in light of the keenness of the two countries to consolidate and develop these relations at all levels.
He highlighted in this regard the importance of economic cooperation between and stressed on the need to expedite the signing of cooperation agreements in tourism, aviation and education sectors.
The State Council Chairman underscored the gains of the Blessed Renaissance and the development witnessed and expressed Interest in the activation of closer cooperation between the Oman Council (State Council and Majlis A’ Shura) and the Parliament of Kazakhstan through exchange visits and experiences.
For his part, Beknazarov Bektas, Deputy Chairman of the Senate of Kazakhstan expressed his happiness and the delegation’s about the visit, praising the development witnessed in various fields, noted the Sultanate's efforts and its positive role in supporting stability in the region and achieving international peace and security, which has led to Its distinguished position globally.
He affirmed that Kazakhstan and the Sultanate of Oman are keen on enhancing friendship, developing and expanding areas of cooperation between them to serve their mutual interests.
Also, he indicated that the Sultanate was one of the first Arab countries to establish diplomatic relations with Kazakhstan and noted that Kazakhstan had exempted Omani citizens from the visa regime to enter its territory in an initiative aimed at strengthening ties and strengthening relations between the two friendly countries.
The meeting was attended by
Hon.Dr Sheikh Al Khattab Ghalib Ali Al Hinai, Vice Chairman of the State Council, Secretary-General of the State Council, and several honorable members of the Council, as well as the accompanying delegation of the Deputy Chairman of the Senate of Kazakhstan, in addition to HE. Muhammad Ali Najmuddin, Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Sultanate.
JOINT TALK SESSION
The two sides held joint talks session, the Omani side chaired by Hon.Dr.Sheikh Al Khattab Ghalib Ali Al Hinai, Vice Chairman of the State Council, and from the Kazakhstan side, the Deputy Chairman of the Senate,Beknazarov Bektas.
Hon.Dr AL Sheikh Al Khattab Ghalib Ali Al Hinai, Vice Chairman of the State Council,
stressed the existence of promising opportunities for cooperation between the two countries, including oil and gas, tourism, education, transport and ports sectors, indicating that parliamentary diplomacy can contribute to strengthening efforts aimed at pushing cooperation to broader horizons and identify new paths of cooperation between the two friendly countries.
Beknazarov Bektas pointed to the common denominators between Kazakhstan and the Sultanate of Oman, which forms a solid basis for cooperation between them, pointing to the existence of cooperation in some areas presently, expressing his hope to enhance this cooperation by activating and expanding the signed agreements between the two countries to include all sectors.
Discussions focused on consolidating relations between the Sultanate and the Republic of Kazakhstan, and pushing them to broader horizons that serve the interests of the two friendly countries.
Also, ways to support bilateral cooperation in various economic, cultural and scientific fields were reviewed, and work on developing parliamentary relations through the exchange of experiences between the State Council and the Senate Kazakh.
The session was attended by Hon.Dr. Abdullah bin Mubarak Al-Shanfari, Hon. Noah bin Muhammad Al Busaidi, Hon.Awadh bin Mohammad Al-Mashikhi, the accompanying delegation of the Deputy-Chairman and HE.Muhammad Ali Najmuddin, Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Sultanate.
Beknazarov Bektas, Deputy-Chairman of the Senate of Kazakhstan arrived in the Sultanate this morning on an official visit to the Sultanate lasting several days at the invitation of the State Council.
The delegation accompanying him includes: Mussin Duisengazy, Opalbayeva Assel , Chelpekov Baktybay and Turegaliyev Nariman .