Events

Reception to Mark the 25th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations between Kazakhstan and the United Kingdom

Left to right: HE Erlan Idrissov, Ambassador of the Republic of Kazkahstan, Rt Hon Charles Hendry, UK Commissioner Astana EXPO 2017, Rt Hon Greg Hands MP, Minister of State for Trade Policy and Rupert Goodman, Chairman of FIRST and Chairman of the British-Kazakh Society Rupert Goodman DL, Chairman of FIRST and the British-Kazakh Society, hosted a reception on 7th December at the Locarno Suite, Foreign and Commonwealth Office to mark the 25th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations between Kazakhstan and the United Kingdom and the 15th Anniversary of the British Kazakh Society. The Guest of Honour was Rt Hon Greg Hands MP, Minister of State for Trade Policy and among those present were HE Erlan Idrissov, Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Rt Hon Charles Hendry, UK Commissioner Astana EXPO 2017, Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne, the Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy for Kazakhstan, and Rt Hon Lord Astor of Hever DL. Among the 200 guests were business and political leaders as well as students and leaders from the cultural world.

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Left to right: HE Erlan Idrissov, Ambassador of the Republic of Kazkahstan, Rt Hon Charles Hendry, UK Commissioner Astana EXPO 2017, Rt Hon Greg Hands MP, Minister of State for Trade Policy and Rupert Goodman, Chairman of FIRST and Chairman of the British-Kazakh Society