Videodigest: "Participation of Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev at meeting of EIC"

08 March 2017, 10:04

A regular meeting of the Eurasian intergovernmental council took place on March 6-7 this year in Bishkek; Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev took part in the meeting.

Within the framework of participation in the meeting, Bakytzhan Sagintayev met with the Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbay Jeenbekov and discussed with him the issues of trade and economic cooperation with him.

Also, Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan B.Sagintayev took part in the collective meeting of the heads of delegations with the President of Kyrgyzstan A. Atambayev.

At the meeting of the Intergovernmental Council, the heads of government considered 14 issues on the agenda, aimed at further deepening the integration processes in the Eurasian Economic Community.

In particular, issues of development of economic cooperation and expansion of mutual trade, removal of barriers hampering the functioning of the internal market, as well as development of integration potential in certain spheres of the economy were discussed. Particular attention was paid to the development of the agro-industrial complex and agricultural machinery.

As a result of the meeting, a number of joint documents concerning issues of mutual trade, spheres of the economy, with an integration potential, the results of trade negotiations were signed.

The next meeting of the Eurasian intergovernmental council will be held in Kazan in May this year.