New Delhi: During her visit to Astana, EAM Swaraj meets with Mr. Kairat Abdrakhmanov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan. She will call on the leadership of the country and interact with Indian community in Kazakhstan. India and Kazakhstan have a close strategic partnership and multi-faceted relations. The bilateral relations between India and Kazakhstan have been strengthened by the visit of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to Kazakhstan in 2015 and by his visit for SCO Summit in June 2017 when he had a productive meeting with the President of Kazakhstan. There have also been meetings between the leaders on the margins of SCO and Nuclear Security Summits keeping up the momentum in the growth of bilateral relations.