Upon arrival at the Mansion House the Head of State made an entry in the guestbook.
During the meeting, the holding of the XXX Summer Olympic Games, and its opening ceremony in London were discussed.
“These days London is hosting the Olympics for the third time. I see it as an indication of success of London and its citadel – the City, where the competitive spirit is always present, where the true sense of the Olympic motto “Faster, higher, stronger” is understood”, Nursultan Nazarbayev emphasized.
Issues of bilateral relations between Kazakhstan and Great Britain were discussed as well. In the 20 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations, a solid foundation for partnership has been laid, a substantial contractual-legal framework and conditions for British business to enter our market have been created.
Noting the positive momentum in bilateral relations, the Head of State expressed hope for a continued close cooperation and partnership between our countries.
“Today, Kazakhstan has more than 500 joint ventures, and the UK is one of the three main investors in our economy with investments of USD20 billion. Present here are representatives and heads of companies, doing successful business in Kazakhstan. British business has always been a reliable partner in the development of our country. We value highly this cooperation and are sure that many more interesting and significant joint projects lie ahead”, President Nursultan Nazarbayev said.
At the meeting representatives of large British companies as Shell UK, HSBC, PWC, BG Group and others were present.
After the meeting a dinner was given by the Lord Mayor of the City of London David Wootton in honor of the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev.