During the meeting, the sides discussed how the agreements earlier reached at the meeting of Nursultan Nazarbayev and Chinese President Xi Jinping will be implemented.
The Head of State thanked Li Keqiang for his contribution to the development of Kazakh-Chinese relations and stressed the importance of his visit in December last year.
- You have contributed greatly to the formation of a new stage in Kazakhstan-China cooperation. Implementation of the agreements reached within the framework of your visit, as well as proposals on the transfer of a number of industrial facilities is in full swing in Kazakhstan. As a result, to date 25 agreements on creation of joint industrial projects have been signed, - Nursultan Nazarbaev said.
The President of Kazakhstan also emphasised that the synergy of “Nurly Zhol" and "New Silk Road" programmes open new possibilities for strong strategic partnership between the two countries.
- Kazakhstan by now built roads to Russia and the railway through Iran to the Persian Gulf, as well as ports on the Caspian Sea. I can say without any doubt that Kazakhstan’s section of the New Silk Road is ready, - said the head of state.
In turn, Li Keqiang praised Nursultan Nazarbayev’s role in strengthening of friendship between the people of Kazakhstan and China, as well as his contribution to the development of bilateral relations to a new level.