President of Kazakhstan calls foreign investors to join EITI

Kazakhstan Materials 9 June 2006 17:09 (UTC +04:00)

(Kazakhstan today) - President of Kazakhstan, has called the foreign investors to join the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, reports Trend.

"To increase the transparency of the companies Kazakhstan supports and adheres to the British Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative," - the head of state has said today, June 9, at the 15th Plenary Session of the Foreign Investors Council, Kazakhstan Today correspondent reports..

Mr. Nazarbayev has reminded that currently 38 extracting companies, 52 associations and NGO have joined the memorandum on co-operation and mutual understanding with regard to the implementation of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative with regard to acquisitions.