1 Mar 2023 13:44

Kazakhstan, U.S. agree on cooperation in geology

ALMATY. March 1 (Interfax) - Kazakhstan and the United States have signed a memorandum of cooperation in geology, the press service of the Kazakh Industry and Infrastructure Development Ministry said.

The document was signed during the official visit of the U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken to Kazakhstan.

The chairman of the Industry Ministry's Geology Committee, Yerlan Akbarov, held a meeting with the U.S. Ambassador to Kazakhstan Daniel Rosenblum.

"During the meeting, the sides discussed prospects for long-term mutually beneficial cooperation in geological exploration, and signed a memorandum," the press release says.

Kazakhstan and the U.S. agreed to exchange their best practices, increase the competence in geological exploration, assist in introduction of modern exploration methods, including mapping, modeling and forecasting, joint scientific seminars, roundtables and workshops, according to the press release.