The official reception for the 28th Anniversary of the Independence of the Republic Of Kazakhstan was held last night at the JW Marriott Hotel. On this occasion both the Guest of Honor, YB Sivarasa K. Rasiah, Deputy Minister of Rural Development and H.E. Bolat Barievich Imanbayev, Ambassador of the Republic Of Kazakhstan to Malaysia delivered toasts. H.E. Bolat Imanbayev additionally highlighted the election of the new president of Kazakhstan H.E. Kassym-Jomart Tokayev who assumed office on 20 March 2019, diplomatic relations that exist between Kazakhstan and Malaysia and major achievements gained from the industrial collaborations notably Islamic banking, oil and gas, infrastructure, green technology and the halal industry.