Islamabad: On October 24, 2022 – The Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan organized a diplomatic reception dedicated to the celebration of the “Republic Day of Kazakhstan”.
The official event was attended by the officials of Pakistan Government, both Houses of Parliament, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, ambassadors and military attaches of foreign countries, as well as the representatives of Kazakhstan diaspora, experts and representatives of Pakistan business community.
The Chief Guests of the event was from the Government of Pakistan were Mr. Musadiq Masood Malik, Minister of State for Energy, Mr. Abdul Shakoor, Pakistan Federal Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony and Dr. Qibla Ayaz, the Chairman of the Islamic Ideology Council.
In his welcoming speech the Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan H.E. Mr. Yerzhan Kistafin having noted the importance of the 30th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries, spoke about the history of the holiday and the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan K. Tokayev’s initiatives.
Chief guest M.Malik, having greeted all the guests, emphasized the importance of relations between Kazakhstan and Pakistan, the need for their further building up and progressive development. The minister emphasized the special importance of the development of interregional transit and transport infrastructure, the need for its diversification and expansion of Kazakhstan-Pakistan trade and economic ties.
The Rotary Club of Islamabad hosted a charity exhibition of paintings by children with special needs.