Main Page  

Country Profile  

The Consular Section of the Embassy  

The President of the Republic of Kazakhstan  

The Goverment of the Republic of Kazakhstan  

Business in Kazakhstan  

Tourism in Kazakhstan  


Visa information  






Contact Information  

The 13th meeting of culture ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member states will take place in Tashkent June 21-22, the press service...

"At the beginning of 2016 in Kazakhstan only 668 Chinese companies carried out the activity, in comparison with 2013 their quantity has increased for only...

"Now we are faced by a task to connect this wood to the Borovoe wood, we have already reached Shortandy, that is there have passed 100 km. Next year the...

Kazakhstan President: In 2017 the green zone of Astana to reach Borovoe

ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrissov has met with the head of Ecuador Foreign Ministry Ricardo Patiño, who arrived in Astana on his first official visit, MFA reports.
"Welcoming the Ecuadorian counterpart, Y. Idrissov said that Astana considers Quito as an important political and economic partner in Latin America", the statement reads.

The sides discussed a wide range of bilateral, regional and multilateral cooperation including support for the candidacy of Kazakhstan for non-permanent membership of the UN Security Council for 2017-2018. Kazakhstan and Ecuador share development priorities and close positions on international issues.

According to Yerlan Idrissov, the Kazakh Foreign Ministry is constantly working on the liberalization of the visa regime for our citizens. In this context the sides noted the importance of the agreement on mutual visa-free travel between the two states, in particular its entry into force.

Ecuador is the fourth largest trade partner of Kazakhstan in Latin America (Brazil - USD 377.1 million, Mexico - USD 121.4 million, Argentina - USD 40.1 million and Ecuador - USD 38,9 million, as of 2013). In 2013 bilateral trade volume increased by 30%.

The sides signed a memorandum of ministerial political consultations which will give an additional impetus to the development of comprehensive cooperation of the two states.

Within the framework of his official visit to Astana the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ecuador R. Patiño will meet with the chairman of the Senate Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Karim Massimov, Minister of Oil and Gas U. Karabalin, Minister of Environment and Water Resources N. Kapparov, and other senior officials.
Diplomatic relations between Kazakhstan and Ecuador were established January 23, 2012



Kazakh TV

Central Communications Service

Official site of Kazakhstan President

Congress of leaders of world and traditional religions

Vizit Kazakhstan


The Astana Times

All Useful Links

All pictures in gallery