West Kazakhstan presents investment opportunities to French business


ASTANA (TCA) — A meeting was recently held between local business people of Uralsk and the West Kazakhstan province and a French delegation headed by the Ambassador of France to Kazakhstan, Mr. Francis Etienne, the Atameken National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of Kazakhstan reported on June 7.

During the meeting the Deputy Governor of the West Kazakhstan province, Igor Steksov, expressed hope that the dynamic development of the Kazakh-French cooperation will give an impetus for investment in the West Kazakhstan region and a search for new possibilities for conclusion of mutually beneficial bilateral agreements.

Investment projects were presented to the French delegation: the reconstruction of the airport in the city of Uralsk, creation of an industrial zone, construction of solar power plants, municipal solid waste recycling, and other projects.

The Director of the Regional Chamber of Entrepreneurs Nurlan Kairshin made a presentation of the regional map of development of entrepreneurship.

“I believe that the information on investment projects is very useful for the further development of business relations between our countries,” said Ambassador Etienne. “For my part, I will fully promote the information to our investors, to show all the projects. Your regional map of development of entrepreneurship will be of great assistance in this process. Our businessmen will clearly see what your region is like, what opportunities for cooperation exist in the West Kazakhstan.”

Sergey Kwan