04 February 2021, 19:36
Prime Minister Askar Mamin held a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin, who arrived in Almaty to participate at the meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council and the Digital Almaty forum.
The parties discussed issues of further building up bilateral cooperation in trade and economic, financial and investment, energy, transport and logistics, geological, military-technical spheres, as well as industrial cooperation, agro-industrial complex, rational use and protection of water resources of transboundary rivers.
Topical issues of interaction in the format of the Eurasian Economic Union were considered.
Particular attention was paid to joint measures to combat the spread of COVID-19 and restoring the economies of the two countries, including through the preparation and implementation of the Comprehensive Program of Economic Cooperation for 2021-2025.
Russia is one of the main trade partners of Kazakhstan. Bilateral trade in 2020 exceeded $18 billion.