Tokayev: I look forward to President Xi Jinping’s visit to Kazakhstan as soon as possible

2022-05-20 0 By

Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Kazakh President Kazak Tokayev at the Great Hall of the People on Sunday morning to attend the opening ceremony of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games, CCTV reported.Xi pointed out that since the establishment of diplomatic ties 30 years ago, china-Kazakhstan relations have continuously reached new heights and reached a new height of permanent comprehensive strategic partnership.China-kazakhstan relations have gone beyond the bilateral scope and are of great significance to regional and world peace and stability.An independent, secure, stable and prosperous Kazakhstan serves the common interests of the Chinese and Kazakh peoples.China firmly supports Kazakhstan in safeguarding independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity and believes that Kazakhstan is capable of safeguarding national security and social stability.China will always be Kazakhstan’s reliable friend and firm partner and is ready to help Kazakhstan maintain stability, develop economy and improve people’s livelihood.China is ready to work with Kazakhstan to deepen political mutual trust, expand all-round cooperation, seek common development and revitalization, firmly uphold bilateral friendship, deepen cooperation and support each other, and jointly open another golden three decades of china-Kazakhstan relations.Noting that The belt and Road Initiative is a pilot initiative between China and Kazakhstan, Xi said the two countries have implemented a series of cooperation projects of strategic significance, which have not only brought tangible benefits to the two peoples, but also set an example for the international community.The “spark” proposed in Kazakhstan nine years ago has become a “prairie fire” around the world.The two sides should continue to focus on high-quality belt and Road cooperation, give priority to production capacity, trade, agriculture and infrastructure development, and improve connectivity.At the same time, efforts should be made to foster new growth areas in green energy, modern medical care, artificial intelligence, e-commerce and digital finance, and jointly build a “green Silk Road”, a “healthy Silk Road” and a “digital Silk Road”.China is ready to deepen security cooperation with Kazakhstan, safeguard security and stability of the two countries and the region at large, strengthen communication and coordination with other SCO member states and build an EVEN closer SCO community with a shared future.China supports Kazakhstan in its successful chairmanship of CICA.Tokayev congratulated China on successfully hosting the opening ceremony of the Beijing Winter Olympic Games.China has entered a new era of development, and Kazakhstan is also striving to build a “new Kazakhstan”.Kazakhstan cherishes its relations with China and looks forward to further synergizing its development strategies, advancing cooperation in various fields and deepening good-neighborly and friendly relations with China.Kazakhstan will continue to actively support and participate in belt and Road cooperation, support the global development initiative proposed by President Xi Jinping and the important initiative put forward at the video Summit marking the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the five Central Asian countries and China, and work with China to actively implement it.We welcome more Chinese people to kazakhstan for tourism, study and people-to-people exchanges.We are very grateful for China’s firm support for Kazakhstan’s efforts to oppose external interference and safeguard its own security and stability.Kazakhstan will continue to be China’s friend, brother and reliable strategic partner, firmly support China on issues concerning China’s core interests and will not be influenced or disturbed by external forces’ provocations.Kazakhstan hopes to deepen coordination and cooperation with China within the Framework of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.Kazakhstan looks forward to President Xi jinping’s visit to kazakhstan as soon as possible.Ding Xuexiang, Yang Jiechi, Wang Yi, He Lifeng and other officials attended the meeting.For more information on Central Asia, please follow the official wechat account of Silk Road Observer.