Ambassador Gong Jianwei, Executive Director of CICA participated in the the opening ceremony of the workshop on exchange of experience in implementing agreements between People’s Republic of China, Republic of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Russian Federation and Republic of Tajikistan on confidence-building measures in the military field and the mutual reduction of armed forces in the border area; and delivered a statement.
Deputy Minister Defence of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Major-General Mr.TalgatMukhtarov, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the SCO Secretariat Mr.Ashimov E.S. also participated in the opening ceremony of the workshop. Military and diplomatic delegations from Kazakhstan, China, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan attended in the workshop. During the workshop there was an exchange of views and experience on realization of Agreements, the parties discussed practical issues of holding mutual inspection and notification activities. Workshop was organized by the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the National University of Defence of RK in Astana.