Kazakhstan, France mull joint projects
Baku, Azerbaijan, October 4
By Nargiz Sadikhova - Trend:
Philippe Martine, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of France in Kazakhstan, suggested a number of projects for implementation in Kazakhstan's Almaty region, Trend reports with reference to the press office of the regional akimat (administrative center).
Projects have been suggested within the framework of the meeting between the ambassador and Consul General in Almaty Alexis Chahtahtinsky with Head of the region Amandyk Batalov. The prospects of cooperation in agriculture, tourism and road safety have been discussed during the meeting.
Martine noted that there is a possibility for cooperation expansion in areas of agriculture, tourism, digitalization and renewable energy sources development.
He presented the project for introduction and use of MESTA FUSION systems of photo and video recording of traffic violations developed by the companies Idemia Identity & Security, and AlmaTech LLP. The project is aimed at provision of road safety.
The ambassador added that French company Loste, which specializes on manufacturing of sausages and foie gras, is ready to cooperate.
“These are the two projects we wanted to inform you about. I hope that in the future, they will ensure effective cooperation,” Martine said and noted that support can be also provided in attraction of potential investors in area of tourism.
Head of the region Amandyk Batalov emphasized that the project on provision of road safety is especially relevant in the region. “We would like to discuss the project in greater detail and to meet the representatives of the companies before December,” he said.
He added that the issues of cooperation in the area of tourism will be discussed in detail with consul general.
“We really need your fruitful experience in this area. We hope that the issue of developing cooperation with the Rungis will be accelerated,” Batalov concluded.
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