Kazakhstan and Luxembourg celebrate 30 years of diplomatic relations

NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Today, June 29, 2022, Kazakhstan and Luxembourg commemorate an important event – the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between our two countries, Kazinform learned from the press service of the Kazakh Foreign Ministry .

Over the past three decades, Nur-Sultan and Luxembourg have built strong constructive relations based on mutual respect, trust and mutually beneficial cooperation. This partnership is based on common values ​​and principles such as the rule of law, the promotion of peace, the protection of human rights and the strengthening of democratic institutions. The political meetings held during this period, notably the visits of Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel to Kazakhstan in 2015 and 2017, have greatly contributed to strengthening and broadening cooperation and coordinating positions on key international issues, both in bilateral than in multilateral fora. .

The friendship groups of the parliaments of Kazakhstan and Luxembourg play an important role in our bilateral partnership. Interparliamentary dialogue and reciprocal visits have strengthened bilateral and multilateral co-operation, including within the framework of the activities of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly and in the form Kazakhstan – Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.

Expanding ties between Kazakhstan and Luxembourg will further enhance trade and investment opportunities, as well as science and technology partnerships. The Benelux Chamber of Commerce in Kazakhstan and the network of honorary consuls are called upon to strengthen economic cooperation and respond to current challenges. The parties give priority to economic cooperation in the fields of finance, high technology, the space industry, digitization and sustainable and green development, where Luxembourg is recognized as one of the world leaders.

The parties are making considerable efforts to expand cultural and educational ties between the two states. In 2020, events dedicated to the 175e anniversary of the thinker of the Kazakh people, the great poet Abai Kunanbayev, took place in Luxembourg.

As part of the celebration of the 30e anniversary of diplomatic relations, the parties intend to pursue all their efforts to strengthen Kazakh-Luxembourg relations in a spirit of confident dialogue and partnership.