On behalf of the King of Spain Felipe VI, Ana Pastor, President of the Congress of Deputies of the Kingdom of Spain, has awarded Nursultan Nazarbayev with the Order of Isabella the Catholic.
"In recognition of the high royal appreciation of His Excellency Mr. Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, I award you the Order of Isabella the Catholic," the Royal Decree says.
The Head of the State thanked King of Spain Felipe VI and Ana Pastor for such a high award, emphasizing the presence of trustful and friendly relations between Kazakhstan and Spain.
- We have long-standing ties with the Kingdom of Spain from the first days of our independence. We built a trusting bilateral relationship. All these years, Kazakhstan feels the support of Spain. King Felipe VI visited Kazakhstan on an official visit and took part in the opening of the international exhibition EXPO-2017. It was a great honor for us, the President of Kazakhstan said.
Nursultan Nazarbayev emphasized Kazakhstan's intention to continue fruitful cooperation with Spain both in politics and in various sectors of the economy.
At the end of the ceremony, the President of Kazakhstan conveyed sincere gratitude to King Felipe VI and wished him success in his activities for the benefit of the Spanish people.