Kazakh envoy takes part in CIS outreach programme in Srinagar

New Delhi, June 11 (ANI): Kazakhstan's Ambassador to India Doulat Kuanyshev took part in a day-long CIS outreach programme in Srinagar on Tuesday.

The programme was organized by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) in association with the Ministry of Commerce and the Ministry of External Affairs.

The event's focus was on business opportunities in the CIS region for businessmen based in Jammu and Kashmir and to create a platform to discuss the opportunities and challenges in doing business with the CIS countries.

Today, Kazakhstan accounts for more than half of India's trade with the Central Asian countries.

The total trade level between Kazakhstan and India in 2012 reached almost half billion U.S. dollars.

It increased by 105.30 per cent in 2012-13 in comparison to same period of 2011-12.

Kazakhstan and India, however, does not consider this figure as meeting the potential and capabilities of two countries. (ANI)


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