NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan – In an effort to boost already strong business relations between Berlin and Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan’s President Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev is expected to pay an official visit to Germany before the end of the year, the official representative of Kazakhstan’s Foreign Ministry, Aibek Smadiyarov, told a briefing on 18 November. Germany is among the ten largest investors in the economy of Kazakhstan.

“On November 19, a meeting will be held between the Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan, Roman Vassilenko, with the German Foreign Ministry Commissioner for Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia, Michael Zilbert. The agenda of the meeting is preparation for the visit of the President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev to Germany,” Smadiyarov said.

According to him, the visit of the Kazakh President to Germany should take place before the end of this year. The exact date has not yet been determined.