Kazakhstan and Bashkortostan discussed comprehensive interaction

President of Kazhastana Kasim-Zhomart Tokaev adopted the head of the Republic of Bashkortostan (constituent entity of the Russian Federation) Radiy Khabirov, the press service of the Kazakh leader reports.

”Your visit is of great importance from the point of view of giving an additional impulse to a comprehensive relationship between Kazakhstan and Russia. We make every effort to diversify our connections, be it an industry, an agro -industrial complex or a humanitarian sphere,” said Tokaev.

According to him, the interregional interaction in which the Republic of Bashkortostan occupies a special place, makes a significant contribution to the bilateral relations of Astana and Moscow.

The President of Kazakhstan noted the successful implementation of a number of agreements, including a roadmap signed at the government level for cooperation for 2023-2024.

In addition, Tokaev positively appreciated the dynamics of the turnover of the regions of Kazakhstan with Bashkortostan. Trade indicators according to the results of 11 months of 2023 exceeded $ 350 million. At the same time, Kazakhstan is part of the three leading trading partners of the Republic of Bashkortostan.

In turn, Khabirov thanked Tokayev for the traditionally warm welcome.

“We feel your attention to the development of relations between Bashkortostan and Kazakhstan. We came with a large delegation. Over 2-3 years, we significantly increased the volumes and trade and industrial cooperation. Today we opened the Kazakhstan -Bashkortostan forum. For us. Kazakhstan is the main partner. We feel comfortable here, ”the head of the Republic of Bashkortostan emphasized.

The meeting paid special attention to the intensification of cooperation in trade, economic, cultural, humanitarian, industrial and other areas of mutual interest.