|2017 Expo-2017 International Exhibition will take place in Astana|
|2020 2020 SMEs will produce at least 50% of GDP Labor productivity will be increased up to 126 thousand dollars Children aged 3-6 will be 100 per cent covered by pre-school education|
|2025 2025 Kazakhstan will completely provide own market with petroleum products according to new standards of environmental friendliness Share of non-oil export in the total amount of export has to increase twice and three times by 2040 Translation of Kazakh alphabet to Latin will begin 95% of Kazakhstan citizens have to know the Kazakh language|
|2030 2030 Water-saving technologies will be applied on 15% of acreage|
|2040 2040 Problem of the population providing with water for irrigation will be solved|
|2050 2050 GDP volume per capita will reach 60 thousand dollars Share of the city citizens will be up to 70 per cent of the total population|
The sides discussed the current state and prospects of further cooperation of the two countries.
The Kazakh President drew attention to weighty results of his official visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in autumn 2016.
The President stressed that in the past 25 years the relations between Kazakhstan and Saudi Arabia have been developing fruitfully. The countries exchange experience and have reached agreements on a wide range of issues.
Nursultan Nazarbayev assured that Kazakhstan will exert every effort to strengthen the cooperation between the two countries.
Besides, the parties discussed the relevant issues of the agenda including regional security and settlement of interfaith conflicts.
“As you known, recently Astana has hosted a regular round of Syria talks. All the representatives of the Syrian opposition participated in the meeting”, the President said.
In turn, Samer Al-Sabhan thanked Nursultan Nazarbayev for the opportunity to discuss the bilateral cooperation and extended greetings from the Saudi King to him.
“We are grateful to Kazakhstan for its contribution to the settlement of the issues related to the Islamic world, including for its aspiration to stop the bloodshed in Syria. As for the situation in Syria, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia believes that such conflicts must be settled by means of political regulation. We share your vision of resolution of this problem exceptionally through peaceful means”, Samer Al-Sabhan said.
Kazakh President’s Aide N.Onzhanov, Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov and Saudi Ambassador to Kazakhstan Thaher bin mudtech Alenazi participated in the meeting.