Speaker of the Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan Maulen Ashimbaev met with the OSCE Chairman-in-Office, Minister of Foreign Affairs of North Macedonia Buyar Osmani. The parties discussed the prospects for further development of cooperation between the Senate of the Parliament of Kazakhstan and the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly.
“The OSCE is one of the key institutions involved in building a modern architecture of international security and cooperation. We interact in all major areas of the organization's activities. In the work of the Senate, inter-parliamentary cooperation remains a priority. I am convinced that the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization has significant potential in addressing topical issues of security and cooperation throughout the OSCE space,” Maulen Ashimbaev said.
The interlocutors discussed the situation in the region, including Afghanistan and Ukraine, as well as work in line with the Sustainable Development Goals. In this regard, the Speaker of the Chamber informed his colleagues about the work carried out by the Parliamentary Commission on monitoring the implementation of national goals and objectives in the field of sustainable development of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
At the same time, the Chairman of the Senate also informed the OSCE Chairman-in-Office about the work carried out by the Parliament on the legislative support of the reforms initiated by the Head of State.
In turn, Buyar Osmani highly appreciated the ongoing political and economic transformations in the country and expressed interest in strengthening cooperation in various areas, including new projects.
The interlocutors also touched upon issues related to bilateral cooperation between Kazakhstan and North Macedonia, including the assistance of the deputies to strengthening economic and investment cooperation, tourism development and other areas of mutual interest.
(Press service of the Senate, 74-72-27. Courtesy of B.Serikbay)