Today, the delegation headed by the Minister of Economy of Switzerland Johann Schneider-Ammann visited the Aktau port during the official visit to Mangistau region.
The delegation included Swiss Ambassador to Kazakhstan Urs Schmid, senator of the upper chamber of the Swiss parliament Damian Muller, mayons of the cons, and representatives of major Swiss companies. The guests were accompanied by the Minister for Investment and Development of Kazakhstan Zhenis Kasymbek, First Deputy Mayor of Mangystau Oblast Serik Amangaliev, Chairman of the Board of SEZ Morport-Aktau JSC Bauyrzhan Kairatov, Chairman of the Kazakhstan Chamber of Commerce Ayan Erenov, Deputy Chairman of the Board of KTZh- JSC Express »Nurlan Igembaev and other officials.
President of the port Abai Turikpenbayev conducted a tour for the guests, spoke about the prospects for the development of the enterprise. During the meeting, issues of possible interaction between Kazakhstan and Switzerland in the fields of energy and logistics were discussed.
Johann Schneider-Ammann in the past served as vice president with the further appointment of the presidency of Switzerland. At the moment, Johann Schneider-Ammann is one of 7 members of the Federal Council of Switzerland (the highest executive authority).