South Korea’s President to Visit Kazakhstan Next Week

ASTANA — At the invitation of President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, the President of the Republic of Korea Yoon Suk Yeol will pay a state visit to Kazakhstan from June 11-13, 2024, Akorda press service reported. 

President Tokayev meets President of the Republic of Korea Yoon Suk Yeol at the UN Headquarters in New York on Sept. 20, 2023. Photo credit: Akorda

During the visit, Kazakhstan and South Korean presidents will engage in high-level negotiations to deepen cooperation across various sectors. Additionally, both leaders will participate in the Kazakh-Korean business forum. A series of bilateral documents are slated to be signed during President Yoon Seok-yeol’s visit. 

As of 2023, South Korea ranked among the top ten largest investors in Kazakhstan’s economy, with a cumulative investment of approximately $9.2 billion over the past 18 years. In 2022, the gross inflow of direct investment from South Korea surged by 85%, reaching a record $1.5 billion.

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