Kazakhstan, China enjoy friendly neighbor relations and partnership in integration to world community - S. Tereshenko
SIAN. November 16. KAZINFORM /Ruslan Suleimenov/ Kazakhstan and China enjoy friendly neighbor relations and partnership in integration to world community, President of Integration International Fund Sergey Tereshenko has said at the opening of the Eurasian Economic Forum-2009 in Sian (Shansi, China) today. Welcoming the participants S. Tereshenko said: "Kazakhstan and China enjoy mutual understanding and support both in building and development of economic cooperation as well as in international relations. Frequent mutual visits of the Kazakh and Chinese Leaders promote development of relations in politics, economy and cultural-humanitarian sphere which leads in turn to deeper understanding, cooperation and friendship". In his opinion, the Eurasian Economic Forum should give special attention to cooperation on interregional level. Thus, Zhambyl oblast of Kazakhstan and Shansi province of China entered into agreement on mutually beneficial cooperation following the recent visit of a delegation of the Chinese province to our country. "I would like to note that Integration International Fund has already sent over 3,000 students to different colleges and universities of China for study", he added. Besides, the Kazakh side rendered huge humanitarian aid to China for restoration of a number of primary schools in a village of Shansi province which had been damaged by strong earthquake May 12, 2008. Further, the President of the International Fund informed of opening of Almaty-Sanya charter flight and Almaty-Beijing-Haikou flight as a result of agreements signed in the course of the visit of the Hainan province Governor to Almaty and Astana cities. In addition, Kyzylorda oblast and Hainan province reached an agreement on development of rice growing and vegetable production.