Astana to host meeting of EBRD Board of Governors
Kazakhstan , Astana, May 19 / Trend A.Maratov /
The Kazakhstan Investment Forum will today open at the Palace of Independence in Astana as a part of the EBRD Annual Meeting, the Kazakh Industry and New Technologies Ministry reported.
The Forum will bring together over 1,500 people, including investors, managers, scientists and representatives of the Kazakh state, international organizations, media and business associations, as well as representatives of the Kazakh and international small, medium and large businesses, the ministry reported.
The forum will hold three panel sessions. The first panel will be devoted to the topic "State program of forced industrial-innovative development of Kazakhstan for 2010 - 2014 as a key tool in implementing investment projects."
The second - "Investment attractiveness and opportunities of oil and gas industry of Kazakhstan" and the third-"Investment attractiveness of Kazakhstan for institutional investors and capital market development."
This year's meeting, which coincides with the Bank's 20th anniversary, will focus on the further development of markets and assess reform priorities and investment challenges as countries prepare for more balanced and more sustainable growth in the future, EBRD reported.