|Wang Qishan Meets with Foreign Minister Beibut Atamkulov of Kazakhstan|
On March 29, 2019, Vice President Wang Qishan met with Foreign Minister Beibut Atamkulov of Kazakhstan in Zhongnanhai.
Hailing the profound friendship between Chinese and Kazakh people and solid political mutual trust, as well as strong strategic leadership of the two countries' leaders, Wang Qishan said that the two countries have achieved fruitful outcomes from practical cooperation in various fields and are at the forefront in the joint construction of the Belt and Road Initiative, with extensive consensus in regional and international affairs, serving as a model of good neighborliness and mutual benefit. The Chinese side respects the political system and development path chosen by the Kazakh people, and firmly believes that Kazakhstan will continuously maintain the good momentum of rapid development. The Chinese side is confident in the future development of the China-Kazakhstan comprehensive strategic partnership, and is willing to continue to facilitate cooperation with the Kazakh side in various fields.
Beibut Atamkulov said Kazakhstan and China enjoy a long-term friendship and share extensive common interests. The Kazakh side pays high attention to China's development path, appreciates China's development achievements and is willing to continuously enhance cooperation in various areas with the Chinese side including the joint construction of the Belt and Road Initiative and strengthen coordination in multilateral mechanisms, so as to promote bilateral relations to a new high.