21 May 2019 15:20

EAEU summit due in Kazakhstan on May 29 to discuss 2019-2020 macroeconomic policy guidelines

NUR-SULTAN. May 21 (Interfax) - The Eurasian Supreme Economic Council, the supranational ruling body of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), will hold a jubilee meeting in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, on May 29, the Kazakh Information and Social Development Ministry's Information Committee said in a statement.

The meeting will be dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the Eurasian integration initiative of first Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev and the 5th anniversary of the EAEU Treaty, the statement said.

The chiefs of state will discuss major guidelines of the EAEU macroeconomic policy for 2019-2020. A number of international agreements will be signed.

The meeting will address current activity and digitalization processes within the EAEU. Reports will be presented on the implementation of EAEU foreign policy in 2018, achievements, and decisions to be made in the conclusion of trade agreements between the EAEU and third countries, the statement said.

The Eurasian Economic Union comprises five countries: Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Russia.