22 Oct 2021, 18:17
On Oct. 21, 2021, a Kazakh delegation headed by Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Roman Sklyar paid a working trip to Seoul to hold talks with the heads of large Korean companies. This visit took place within the framework of the implementation of the agreements reached during the state visit of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev to the Republic of Korea in August 2021.
Negotiations were held with the Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy of the Republic of Korea Moon Sung-wook, with heads of Samsung Electronics, KIA Motors, Youngsan, LS Mtron, Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction, Simpac, Celltrion and Seegene Medical Foundation. Specific projects were discussed in the fields of electronic and mining industries, energy, medicine, automobile production, medical devices and medicines.
Also during the visit, bilateral meetings were held with the executive vice chairman of the Korea International Trade Association, the president of the Korea Institute of Geological Research and Mineral Resources and the president of the Korea Institute for Health Industry Development. Within the framework of the meetings, the parties agreed to intensify cooperation in the fields of energy, mining and metallurgical complex, medicine and healthcare.
In addition, with the support of the Korea Health Industry Development Institute, a roundtable was held with the participation of 20 major Korean companies operating in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries.
Earlier, on behalf of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, a special working group was formed, headed by the Deputy Prime Minister Roman Sklyar for interaction with Korean investors.