Visit of Swiss State Secretary Mauro Dell’Ambrogio to Astana

Local news, 08.09.2017

Last official visit in the framework of the EXPO-2017 to Astana was the visit of State Secretary for Education, Research and Innovation of Switzerland Dr. Mauro Dell’Ambrogio from 6th to 8th of September 2017.

State Secretary Dell'Ambrogio and MInister Education and Science of Kazakhstan, Mr. Yerlan Sadiyev during visit in Astana 2017
© Embassy of Switzerland 2017 © Embassy of Switzerland Astana 2017

During his visit, Dr. Mauro Dell’Ambrogio and Mr. Yerlan Sagadiyev, Minister of Education and Science of Kazakhstan signed a Joint Statement on science, technology and innovation and expressed their determination to develop further bilateral cooperation.

State Secretary Dell’Ambrogio visited National Space Agency “Kazakhstan Garysh Sapary”, National Agency for Technologies and Development, Centre of International Programs “Bolashak”, Nazarbayev University and Eurasian National University where he was briefed about the activities of these institutions.

In addition, Dr. Dell’Ambrogio took note of the work of the Mobile Swissnex Lab at the Swiss Pavilion at EXPO-2017 and participated in the round table « Innovation in the energy sector » together with Mr. Vladimir Shkolnik, Adviser of the President of Kazakhstan and co-Chairman of Switzerland – Kazakhstan Business Council.