China News Agency, Nur-Sultan, September 14 (Reporter Guo Jinchao) On the afternoon of September 14, local time, Chinese President Xi Jinping received the "Golden Eagle" Medal from Kazakhstan's President Tokayev at the Presidential Palace in Nur-Sultan.

  The Marble Hall is resplendent, the national flags of China and Kazakhstan are neatly arranged, and the atmosphere is solemn and warm.

  Tokayev delivered the award speech.

Tokayev said that today, the great Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Kazakhstan is a great honor for the Kazakh side.

President Xi Jinping is a truly great leader who has the wholehearted support of the Chinese people.

Under the outstanding leadership of President Xi Jinping, China has made great achievements in development, eliminated absolute poverty, and built a moderately prosperous society in all respects. The great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation has entered a new journey.

It is believed that under the wise leadership of President Xi Jinping, China will surely achieve the grand goal of building a modern socialist country in an all-round way as scheduled.

President Xi Jinping put forward the great initiative of jointly building the "Belt and Road" and building a community with a shared future for mankind, making outstanding contributions to promoting the building of a new type of international relations.

The global development initiatives and global security initiatives proposed by President Xi Jinping are of great strategic significance for addressing the risks and challenges facing the world today.

  Tokayev highly appreciated President Xi Jinping's historic role and great contribution to consolidating the friendship between the two peoples and promoting the development of Kazakhstan-China relations, saying that President Xi Jinping's visit today will surely go down in the history of Kazakhstan-China relations.

The Kazakh side is willing to work with the Chinese side to promote the common prosperity and development of the two countries, enhance the well-being of the two peoples, and work together towards a better future.

  Tokayev awarded Xi Jinping the "Golden Eagle" medal.

The two heads of state took a group photo.

  Xi Jinping delivered a speech.

Xi Jinping pointed out that President Tokayev awarded me the "Golden Eagle" Medal, which reflects the high importance the Kazakh side attaches to China-Kazakhstan relations and the deep friendship of the Kazakh people to the Chinese people.

Since the establishment of diplomatic relations 30 years ago, China-Kazakhstan relations have always maintained a high level of performance.

Political mutual trust between the two sides has been continuously consolidated, cooperation in various fields has flourished, high-quality joint construction of the "Belt and Road" has yielded fruitful results, and close coordination in international affairs has provided strong support for the development and revitalization of both sides, and injected strong impetus into regional peace and stability.

Looking forward to the future, the two countries have a bright future for friendship from generation to generation, mutual benefit and win-win results, and prosperity.

I cherish this medal very much, which symbolizes the friendship between the two peoples.

It is believed that with the joint efforts of both sides, China-Kazakhstan relations will spread like a golden eagle, with a long journey, bringing more benefits to the two peoples.

  The "Golden Eagle" Medal is the highest honor in Kazakhstan, which aims to recognize those who have made significant contributions to Kazakhstan's national construction and friendly relations with foreign countries.

  Ding Xuexiang, Yang Jiechi, Wang Yi, He Lifeng and others attended the awarding ceremony.