On the morning of September 25, 2018, Mr. Askar Mamin, Kazakhstan’s First Deputy Prime Minister who was on a visit to China, held talks with Mr. Huang Xiaowen, Executive Vice President of COSCO SHIPPING, in Beijing. Kazakhstan’s Ambassador to China Shahrat Nuryshe, Kazakhstan’s First Vice Minister of Investment and Development Roman Sklyar, and President of Kazakhstan Railways (KTZ) Kanat Alpysbayev, as well as Chairman of Lianyungang Port Group Ding Rui and President of Lianyungang Port Holdings Group Zhu Xiangyang joined the talks. The two sides exchanged views on further developing the Khorgos dry port project and next step of cooperation.
Before their talks, Huang had a separate meeting with Kanat Alpysbayev. Executives from the Public Relations Division and COSCO SHIPPING Lines attended the meeting.