The President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Mohammad Ashraf Ghani bade goodbye to the outgoing ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Afghanistan Bitimov Omirtay, during a farewell meeting held Thursday morning in the Presidential Palace.
In a bid to commend and recognize the efforts made by Ambassador Omirtay during his mission in the realm of strengthening mutual economic, political and social relations between Afghanistan and Kazakhstan as well as providing the Afghan students with academic scholarships to pursue higher education in Kazakhstan, President Ghani awarded state medal of Ghazi Mir Masjidi Khan to Ambassador Omirtay.
President Ghani appreciated Ambassador Omirtay’s accomplishments and services and wished him success in his future endeavors. He said that the Afghan-Kazakh relations have substantially been revived which have bound the two peoples together and have ushered in flourishing prosperity.
Expressing happiness over the successful completion of his mission here in Afghanistan, Ambassador Omirtay said that he feels pleased having served in Afghanistan, working together with the Afghan people and government. He hoped that the trade and economic ties between the two countries will be ever expanded in the future.