The ceremony of presenting credentials to President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev by Ambassadors Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of five states held at the Akorda presidential palace.
The credentials were presented by Nauman Bashir Bhatti, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Cho Tae-ick, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea, Igor Bailen, Ambassador of the Republic of the Philippines, Janitha Abeywickrema Liyanage, Ambassador of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, and Augusto da Silva Cunha, Ambassador of the Republic of Angola.
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev congratulated the ambassadors on the official start of their diplomatic missions in Kazakhstan and wished them success in further strengthening bilateral cooperation. The President conveyed his best wishes and regards to the heads of their countries.
- "Kazakhstan pursues a peaceful foreign policy. We are open to international cooperation, including with your countries. I am sure that your missions will be very successful. The Government of Kazakhstan and the Presidential Administration will do their best in order to support and facilitate your missions in Kazakhstan. I think we will be able to achieve great results in cooperation with your countries," – the President stressed.