Tuesday saw the MTA, in the person Vice President Guy Mollart, represented at a meeting between British Ministers, Officials and industrialists and the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan, who was joined by leading figures from his country.
The occasion marked the signing of several Memorandums including one between the MTA and the Engineering Union of Kazakhstan.
The Kazakh Prime Minister, Mr Karim Massimov, gave a speech in which he highlighted the close economic links that already exist between the two countries and the opportunities to do more. For the UK, Foreign Office Minister Tobias Ellwood reiterated the UK's commitment to commercial and political engagement with Kazakhstan and the wider Central Asian region, in which Kazakhstan is the stand out performer.
Guy Mollart spoke of the capabilities that the UK's manufacturing Technologies sector can bring to bear, especially in the crucial Oil and Gas industry. He also highlighted the role that the MTA can play in helping companies break into new markets.
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