Set of bilateral treaties

Since the establishment of relations between Kazakhstan and the United Kingdom, the two countries have signed and ratified 9 bilateral agreements in various fields, including taxation, the promotion of mutual investment, science, education and culture, aerial communications, and mutual legal assistance. There are also currently agreements on co-operation in the field of civil service, and on the development of the AIFC, which are currently operational.

There are also draft agreements that would allow for co-operation in the field of public health, and regulations on the employment of diplomatic families, which are at a preliminary stage of agreement.

List of bilateral documents:

1. Joint Statement about the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Almaty, 19 January 1992.

2. Convention between the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income and capital gains signed. London, 21 March 1994.

3. Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland concerning air services. London, 21 March 1994.

4. Agreement between the Government of Kazakhstan and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on Co-operation in the Field of Education, Science and Culture. London, 21 March 1994.

5. Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland for the promotion and protection of investments. London, 23 November 1995.

6. Protocol between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan amending the Convention for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income and capital gains. London, 21 March 1994.

7. Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland about ensuring transit of military property and personnel through the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan in connection with the participation of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in international efforts to stabilize and rebuild the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. Astana, 27 February 2012.

8. Agreement between the Government of Kazakhstan and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on transit of cargo / special cargo through the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan in connection with participation of the Armed Forces of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in international efforts to stabilize and rebuild the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. Astana, 15 April 2014.

9. Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty on criminal matters between the Republic of Kazakhstan and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. London, 3 November 2015.

10. Memorandum of understanding between the Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan for Civil Service Affairs and Anti-corruption and the Civil Service of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on co-operation in the field of civil service. London, 3 November 2015.

11. Memorandum of understanding between the National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan, TheCityUK and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development on co-operation in the creation and development of the Astana International Financial Centre. London, 3 November 2015.

12. Treaty of participation of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in the international specialised exhibition EXPO 2017. London, 3 November 2015.

13. Memorandum of understanding between the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Ministry of Defence of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on military technical co-operation. Astana, 13 September 2016.

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