Special postage stamp for UAE President and Kazakh President launched in Astana – Expanded

ASTANA, 28th October, 2015 (WAM) — Mohammed Thani Murshid Al-Rumaithi, Chairman of the Federation of the UAE Chambers of Commerce and Industry and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, has launched a special postage stamp for President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and President Nursultan Nazarbayev of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
This came during the opening of the UAE-Kazakh Business Forum in the capital, Astana, today, in the presence of a UAE economic delegation in addition to a number of UAE businessmen and a number of officials.
The events were attended by Abdullah Mohammed Al Ashram, CEO of Emirates Post, and Nurali Aliyev, Deputy Mayor of Astana.
Al Rumaithi said the launch of special postage stamp, which carries the photo of the UAE president ‘reflects the depth of friendship and cooperation between the two countries, thanks to the wise policies of Sheikh Khalifa and Nazarbayev.
He added that the visit of the UAE economic delegation to Kazakhstan demonstrates the interest of the UAE leadership in boosting the partnership with Kazakhstan and increasing joint investments, economic cooperation and activating cooperation between the private sectors in both countries, as well as meetings between businesspersons of both countries.
For his part, Al Ashram said the issuance of the postal stamp is a joint project between the UAE and Kazakhstan, and added that the launch of the stamp comes within the context of cooperation and friendship laid out by the UAE President and Kazakh President.
Deputy mayor of Astana also hailed the launch of the postal stamp, and added that it honours the bilateral relations, which experience rapid growth.
According National Bank of Kazakhstan data, the total of direct investment flow from the UAE to Kazakhstan stood at $532 million in 2013 compared to $262 million from 2005- 2012. The UAE is ranked 52nd in the trade list of Kazakhstan among 205 countries, and the first trade partner for Kazakhstan among the GCC states.