The opening ceremony of new soil laboratory in KATU
On October 25, 2019, at the S. Seifullin Kazakh Agricultural University the opening ceremony of new soil laboratory, equipped according to international standards, took place. The laboratory was established on the initiative of the project "ReKKS" and funded by the German Minstry of Education and Research.
The event was attended by Vice-Minister of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan R. Zh. Kurmanov, German Ambassador to Kazakhstan Tilo Klinner, Head of the Department of Foreign Economic Activity of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan Bolat Nusipov, Chairman of the Board of KATU A.K. Kurishbaev, Chairman of NANOZ T.S. Rakhimbekov and other officials.
The Chairman of the University A.K. Kurishbaev expressed his sincere gratitude to the Government of Germany, Ministry of Science and Education of Germany, as well as participants of the ReKKS project for the invaluable contribution to strengthening cooperation between the countries. The newly established laboratory will serve as a basis for activities in the field of innovative agriculture, training of specialists for the agricultural sector, for technology transfer. Last, but not the least, the International Kazakh-German laboratory is supposed to provide practical assistance to Kazakh farmers.