Visit of the Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Latgale

On August 17-18 Ambassador of Kazakhstan in Lithuania and Latvia Baurzhan Mukhamejanov made a working visit to the city of Daugavpils, Latgale region.

The ambassador met the chairman of the Daugavpils municipal council Andrejs Elksnins and other representatives. There were discussed issues of cooperation between the regions of Kazakhstan and Latvia, the possibility of twin-city relations, the development of trade and economic cooperation.

Within the framework of the visit, there were held the international business forum “Economic perspectives of cooperation between Kazakhstan, Daugavpils and Latgale region”, a round table on tourism development, the presentation of Abai’s book “Words of edification”, first translated into Latvian language.

The Ambassador also visited the factory for assembling cars, met with business entrepreneurs and as well as journalists.

Daugavpils city plans to continue and already established cooperation with Kazakhstan, including in the area of economy, which includes, for example, the following enterprises:

– «Zieglera Mašīnbūve» – production of components for agricultural machinery, rake side dividers and electromechanical components for the automotive industry; supply of a trial lot (header for harvesting rape);

“Daugavpils Locomotive Repair factory” – repair and modernization of railway rolling stock, metalworking, repair of locomotives (diesel locomotives 2TE116 and TEM7);

– «Rital D» – production of meat products, as well as meat and fish canned food; participant of the exhibition in Almaty in 2015; delivery of a trial lot.