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Mr. Georges Faber, the Ambassador of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg to the Republic of Kazakhstan, paid a working visit to the Republic of Kazakhstan

Published Thursday October 06 2022

 

From 30 September to 6 October 2022, Mr. Georges Faber, the (non-resident) Ambassador of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg to the Republic of Kazakhstan, paid a working visit to the Republic of Kazakhstan.

 

During his visit in Almaty, Ambassador Faber took part at 3rd Congress of Honorary Consuls of Kazakhstan abroad and in Kazakhstan.

 

During his stay in Astana, Ambassador Faber held a series of bilateral meetings with Kazakh senior officials. He met with Mr. Malik Olzhabekov, Vice-Minister of Digital Development, Innovations and Aerospace Industry and discussed cooperation between Luxembourg and Kazakhstan in the area of space, telecommunication and digitalization. The Ambassador also met with Mr. Olzhas Suleimenov, Director of the Department of Europe of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It was an opportunity discuss Luxembourg’s bilateral relations with Kazakhstan and to address a whole range of multilateral and regional issues. The Ambassador finally had a meeting with the Mr. Talgat Lastaev, Chairman of the Civil Aviation Committee of the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructural Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan to discuss mutual opportunities in the area of air freight and in particular the possibility of Luxembourg’s air freight operator Cargolux to use Astana as a future technical hub on its flight to Asia.

 

Mr. Faber held a meeting as well with Mr. Nurbek Ergeshbayev, Director general of the BeNeLux Chamber of Commerce to discuss ongoing and upcoming activities of the BeNeLux Chamber in Kazakhstan and the organization of a business and trade mission to Kazakhstan in 2023. Together with the Ambassador of the Netherlands, Mr. Faber also visited the Arcelor Mittal plant at Temirtau and met with Mr Biju Nair, Chief Executive officer.

 

Finally, in Astana, Ambassador Faber discussed the ongoing political, economic and social reform process in Kazakhstan with the Head of the EU Delegation and several EU colleagues.

 

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