A delegation of the Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan, led by Speaker of the House Maulen Ashimbayev, has arrived on an official visit to the Kyrgyz Republic. During the two-day visit, the deputies will take part in the VII Forum of Kazakh-Kyrgyz intellectuals, as well as hold a series of bilateral meetings with the leadership of the country.
Deputy Chairman of the Senate Askar Shakirov met with the President of the Foundation of Turkic Culture and Heritage Gunay Afendiyeva.
Chairman of the Senate of the Republic of Kazakhstan Maulen Ashimbayev held a meeting with the U.S. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Kazakhstan Daniel Rosenblum. The interlocutors discussed issues of further strengthening cooperation and expanding the strategic partnership between the two countries.
The meeting between the Vice-Speaker Askar Shakirov and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania Gabrielius Landsbergis was held in the Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
An international conference on the "Institutional openness of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the society" was held in Astana. Together with representatives from the Parliamentary Development Fund in Kazakhstan, the Ministry of Information and Public Development, USAID, Internews and the OSCE Programme Office in Astana discussed current issues of interaction between parliamentarians and civil society leaders.
The Chairman of the Senate of the Parliament Maulen Ashimbayev expressed condolences to the people of the People's Republic of China on the death of former President of China Jiang Zemin.
Chairman of the Senate of the Republic of Kazakhstan Maulen Ashimbayev met with the Apostolic Nuncio of the Vatican in Kazakhstan, Archbishop Francis Assisi Chullikat, who is completing his mission in our country.
Deputies of the Senate Sultanbek Makezhanov and Bakhtybai Shelpekov took part in the 37th Plenary Session of the Eurasian Group on Combating Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism.
Andrey Lukin, a deputy of the Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan, took part in an extraordinary meeting of the Standing Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Collective Security Treaty Organization on Political Affairs and International Cooperation.
Chairman of the Senate Committee on Economic Policy, Innovative Development and Entrepreneurship Dauren Adilbekov met with a delegation from Canada headed by Stéphane Dion, Special Envoy of the Canadian Prime Minister for EU and Europe. The meeting was also attended by members of the Parliament of Canada Victor Oh and Jean-Guy Dagenais who are members of the Inter-Parliamentary Cooperation Group between our countries.
Secretary of the Committee on Foreign Relations, Defense and Security, Nurzhan Nursipatov took part in the 68th annual session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly.
Senate President Maulen Ashimbayev met with TurkPa observers who arrived in Kazakhstan to monitor the early presidential election.
Deputy Chairman of the Senate of the Parliament of Kazakhstan Olga Perepechina met with the State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Romania Iulian Fota.