President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov to pay a visit to Astana

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ASTANA. August 13. KAZINFORM Preparation for the upcoming visit of President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov to Astana is being discussed in Tashkent with the participation of the Kazakh MFA, Head of the Kazakh MFA's press service Ilyas Omarov told a Monday briefing.

"The Kazakh-Uzbek political consultations will be held on August 13-14 in Tashkent. The Kazakh delegation at the negotiations is headed by Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Amangeldy Zhumabayev, the Uzbek side - by his colleague Komil Rashidov. In the course of the session the sides are to focus on the problems of the bilateral cooperation, including preparation of the official visit of President Karimov to Kazakhstan scheduled on autumn 2012 and prospects of development of the commercial and economic ties as well as interaction in the field of culture," I.Omarov said.

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