International integration

Governor of Zhambyl rgn met with South Korean Ambassador

Governor of Zhambyl region Karim Kokrekbayev met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Korea to Kazakhstan Kim Dae-sik. The parties discussed the opportunities and prospects for the development of cooperation.
Zhambyl 13 November, 13:36

According to Governor’s Office, during the meeting K. Kokrekbayev briefly told about the region and the regional center, highlighting their attractiveness for potential investors and tourists.

In his turn, the Ambassador of Korea thanked for the warm welcome. Within the framework of the visit, the Ambassador gave a lecture at Taraz State University named after Dulati.

"A lot of Koreans live in Zhambyl region. I would like to thank your people: in difficult times, Kazakhstanis warmly welcomed ethnic Koreans, helped them", he added.

The guest recalled that the "KCC" company from Korea participated in the construction of the road Western Europe - Western China, and he offered to continue cooperation with Korean companies, not only in construction.

Karim Kokrekbayev also noted a number of projects that are implemented by Korean experts of our region in the field of agriculture.

"We are ready to consider all your proposals and develop cooperation in different directions. The potential of the region is huge, we can jointly implement major projects", he said.

In addition, he proposed to continue the tradition of friendship and cooperation in the development of the regions of South Korea and Kazakhstan.

"We have twin-cities in China, Iran, Belarus, Russia, Saudi Arabia and Turkey. In China, this is the province of Shaanxi, whose center - the city of Xi'an also has a two thousand-year history. In it the Great Silk Road begins, and Taraz is the center of this path. With twinning from China, we are implementing joint projects in the field of agriculture. Today, Korea occupies a leading place in terms of the level and quality of medical care. Our doctors could practice with you", K. Kokrekbayev said.

The participants of the meeting agreed to implement projects in various sectors.