ASTANA. Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of Kazakhstan, received Vassily Gapeyev, new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to RK Thursday, Kazakhstan Today correspondent reports.
At a briefing after the meeting with the President of RK the ambassador expressed a hope for further development of the bilateral ties. "I think that Kazakhstan and Belarus will increase their commodity turnover in the nearest future," - he said. According to Mr. Gapeyev, in seven months of the current year the export from Kazkahstan to Belarus grew 2.2 times, and the import correspondingly grew half as much again.
The Belarusian diplomat also noted the high speed of the economic development of Kazakhstan. "Belarus follows the example of your country in some programmes of the economic development," - he has stressed.