15 February 2013, Friday, 15:15
author: Sergey Zakharov
The delegation of Bashkortostan headed by the Deputy Prime-Minister of the Government Salavat Sagitov visited the capital of Kazakhstan Republic the city of Astana where the Summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) took place in 2011.
As the press-service of the Government RB informs, members of the delegation visited infrastructure objects in Astana which were the venues of the SCO Summit: Independence Palace, Peace and Consent Palace, the State Concert Hall "Kazakhstan".
Mechanisms of organisation and implementation of multilateral projects and fostering mutually advantageous cooperation during the preparation for the SCO and BRICS Summits in Ufa were discussed within the limits of the meeting with the Kazakhstan National Co-ordinator on SCO matters, the Ambassador-at-large of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Republic Shakhrat Nuryshev.
During negotiations of the Vice-Premier Salavat Sagitov with the First Deputy Minister of Culture and Mass Communications of Kazakhstan Jeanne Kurmangalieva questions of further development of cultural contacts between two republics, joint cultural projects implementation were discussed.
Also the meeting with the Deputy Director of Sociologists Association of Kazakhstan Julia Kuchinsky took place. The arrangement was reached on a round-table conference carrying out «SCO as Social Environment». The issue on carrying out scientific sociological forum «Aitov’s Readings» in Astana and Ufa, devoted to the memory of one of the founders of sociological schools of Bashkortostan and Kazakhstan, the Honorary Academician of the Academy of Sciences RB, Doctor of Philosophy Nariman Aitov was considered there.