Kazakhstan, Kuwait consider opportunities of cooperation in energy, agriculture, metallurgy and oil-and-gas spheres - Korzhova
Astana. November 4. Kazakhstan Today - Kazakhstan and Kuwait consider opportunities of cooperation in energy, agriculture, metallurgy, and oil-and-gas spheres. The Responsible Secretary of the Ministry of Finance of Kazakhstan - the co-chairman of the Kazakhstan-Kuwaiti joint commission on trade and economic cooperation, Natalia Korzhova, said in the interview to journalists on Monday before the beginning of the Kazakhstan-Kuwaiti business-forum, the agency reports. According to the Responsible Secretary of the Ministry of Finance of Kazakhstan, among the projects considered by the Kuwaiti side priority projects for Kazakhstan could be investments of Kuwait into energy objects, agriculture, redistribution connected with oil and gas branch, and metallurgical objects." "In two days we will make the plan of actions, the list of those projects in Kazakhstan where the Kuwaiti party would like to invest in," she noted. The Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the State of Kuwait in combination, Kayrat Lama Sharif, noted that now the Arabian countries of the Persian Gulf are experiencing real threat of food crisis. "To be protected from shortage of food they are looking for the country to invest into their agricultural industry in order to grow up and export this production to the countries," the Kazakhstan diplomat noted. "We have agreed that there will be such a plan of measures with specific terms, specific projects and specific responsible officials ... that within 6 months we could start a new level of cooperation, from the arrangement to practical realization," he explained.
Resourse: Kazakhstan Today