Roundtable Meeting with
Ambassador Abzal Saparbekuly,
Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan
December 6, 2018
On December 6, 2018, Ambassador Abzal Saparbekuly, Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan, addressed GRF and GRF Community members at a roundtable meeting. In his speech, Ambassador Saparbekuly briefly summarized Kazakhstan’s recent history, and emphasized its economic and political importance for Central Asia. Ambassador Saparbekuly touched on Kazakhstan’s current three strategic goals of economic diversification, strengthening national identity and maintaining its multi-faceted foreign policy. He then addressed the importance of the Belt and Road Initiative for Kazakhstan and the broader region. Following his speech, Ambassador Saparbekuly answered the participants’ questions.