Seoul, September 18. Speaker of the Mazhilis Erlan Koshanov met with the country's leadership, visited the Samsung Electronics company and the Seoul National University of Science and Technology.
The Kazakh delegation began its work with a meeting between the Speaker of the Mazhilis and the Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea Han Duk-soo. Erlan Koshanov noted that the state visit of the President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev to Korea in 2021 gave rise to an expanded partnership between the two countries. Today, Korea is one of the six largest investors in the economy of Kazakhstan.
“Our President recently delivered an Address. He set the task of transitioning the country's economy to a new model in the near future. The main emphasis is on the development of production, energy, banking and IT sectors. Korea is a recognized world leader in these industries, and we are interested in your experience. All this opens up new prospects for deepening Kazakh-Korean cooperation,” the Chairman of the Mazhilis said.
Next, Erlan Koshanov met with the Chairman of the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea, Kim Jin-pyo. The Speaker of the Mazhilis informed his colleague about the political and economic transformations in Kazakhstan, including the strengthening of the role of Parliament as a result of the constitutional reform.
“Strong partnerships have been established between the parliaments of our countries. Parliamentary friendship groups are actively working, substantive dialogue and exchange of legislative experience at the committee level are intensifying,” the Speaker of the Mazhilis emphasized.
On the same day, the Kazakh delegation met with the President of Corporate Affairs of Samsung Electronics Park Sung Hee. Current and future large-scale projects of the company in Kazakhstan were discussed.
Erlan Koshanov also visited the Seoul National University of Science and Technology, a branch of which is planned to open in the near future at the Korkyt ata iuniversity n Kyzylorda. A meeting with Kazakh students studying engineering specialties at Seoultech also took place here.
Tomorrow the Kazakh delegation is scheduled to participate in the first Meeting of Speakers of Parliaments on cooperation between the Republic of Korea and the five Central Asian states.
Press service of the Mazhilis. Courtesy of Zh. Zhumabekov
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