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IV Astana Economic Forum to provide recommendations for improvement of world economy

Business Materials 3 May 2011 11:54 (UTC +04:00)
The main outcome of the 4th Astana Economic Forum will be the adoption of an open letter to the leaders of the top 20 world economies, which will provide recommendations for the improvement and development of the world economy, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev said in his opening address at today's forum in Astana.
IV Astana Economic Forum to provide recommendations for improvement of world economy

Kazakhstan, Astana, May 3 / Trend, A.Maratov /

The main outcome of the 4th Astana Economic Forum will be the adoption of an open letter to the leaders of the top 20 world economies, which will provide recommendations for the improvement and development of the world economy, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev said in his opening address at today's forum in Astana.

"The Astana Economic Forum attracts enormous international attention as an important event on a global scale. The forum brought together prominent political and public figures, leading scholars, practitioners, as well as business and culture representatives from different countries and continents," the president said in his greeting.

He said the agenda of the forum covers the most urgent issues of global development - the prospects of reforming the international monetary system, food safety issues, "green" growth, innovation-based economy and alternative energy.

The Astana Economic Forum has been held every year since 2008.
This year, the Astana Economic Forum coincided with the celebration of the 20th anniversary of Kazakhstan's independence, which is held under the motto "20 years of peace and creation", President Nazarbayev said.

The Astana Economic Forum is an international dialogue platform for the development of mechanisms for global financial system, business development promotion, integration process, international cooperation and investment attraction.

The forum participants include Former Croatian President Stjepan Mesic, Bolivia's former President Jorge Quiroga, the Nobel Prize winners in economics John Nash, Roger Kornberg, Robert Mundell, James Mirrlees and Finn E. Kydland.

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