Meeting of the Minister of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan E. Birtanov with the Ambassador of China

D. Xi’an

February 21, 2020 Nur Sultan

The Minister of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan, E. Birtanov, held a working meeting with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People’s Republic of China to Kazakhstan, state Dzhang Xian.

The parties evaluated the current situation on coronavirus, discussed a number of issues on measures taken to combat the spread of the virus.

Mr. Ambassador praised the preventive measures carried out by the Kazakhstan side in this direction.

“The new coronavirus, although terrible, is curable. I am sure that victory is not far off. We are fully aware of our responsibility and responsibility, first of all, to neighboring countries. Kazakhstan is one of the main trade and economic partners of China. And I consider all the measures that the Kazakhstan Government is taking to combat coronavirus very timely and in demand, ”the diplomat said.

In turn, Minister E. Birtanov expressed his support for the entire Chinese people.

“We greatly appreciate the courage of the Chinese people in the fight against this virus. I would especially like to note the heroism and dedication of all the medical personnel of China, who sometimes save thousands of people at the cost of their lives. And taking this opportunity, I would like to convey the words of gratitude through you to my Chinese colleagues. We wish all the doctors, and, of course, the whole people of friendly China great patience and speedy improvement of the epidemiological situation in the country, ”the department head summed up his speech.

The parties agreed to continue joint fruitful work to combat coronavirus and not spread it in Kazakhstan.