Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 8
By Elena Kosolapova - Trend: Kazakh city of Almaty agreed to expand cooperation in the field of tourism, education, science, economics and technology development with Canada, the web site of the city reported on Sept. 8.
The agreement was reached during the visit of Canadian delegation headed by co-chair of the Kazakhstan - Canada Parliamentary Friendship group, Chairman of the Natural Resources Committee of Canadian House of Commons Leon Benoit to Kazakhstan.
Head of the city of Almaty, Akhmetzhan Yesimov received the delegation and noted that Kazakhstan and Canada have close economic relations. In particular 35 joint Kazakh-Canadian companies and 50 companies with the participation of the Canadian capital are working in Almaty.
"We are developing an innovative technologies park, which works as a free economic zone and an industrial zone where enterprises have an opportunity to develop production in competitive terms. If Canadian businesses are interest in these projects, they can take part in them," Yesimov said.
In turn, members of Canadian delegation stressed their interest in joint projects.
Edited by C.N.