23 Jan 2023 14:30

EAEU prime ministers to discuss trade-economic cooperation in Almaty in February - Kazakh Foreign Ministry

ASTANA. Jan 23 (Interfax) - The heads of government of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) member states will discuss trade-economic cooperation, technical regulation, and an integrated information system at the next meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council in Almaty on February 2-3, the Kazakh Foreign Ministry said.

"The agenda of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council meeting, which, as usual, will be held in a narrow and an expanded format, covers a broad spectrum of aspects of trade-economic cooperation, technical regulation, the EAEU integrated information system, and other relevant topics," the ministry press service said on Monday.

Taking part in the meeting will be the prime ministers of Kazakhstan, Armenia, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, and Russia, as well as the chairman of the Eurasian Economic Commission's Board, the ministry said.

Representatives from the countries having EAEU observer status, the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) secretary general, and the chiefs of the Eurasian Development Bank and the Eurasian Fund for Stabilization and Development have also been invited.

On February 3, the EAEU prime ministers will take part in a plenary session of the Digital Almaty annual international digitalization forum.