The President receives the AIFC Governor Kairat Kelimbetov

Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev listened to the report of Governor of the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) Kairat Kelimbetov.

The key topics of discussion were the implementation of the President’s State of the Nation Address dated September 1, 2020 and the restoration of economic growth.

President Tokayev made special emphasis on the importance of regional coordination of efforts to attract direct and portfolio investment.

The AIFC Governor informed the Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on the Centre’s modernization, launched in accordance with the Development Strategy until 2025.

At the end of the meeting, President Tokayev gave Kairat Kelimbetov a number of specific instructions.

 

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The Centre’s development strategy until 2025 was approved by the management council of the AIFC during the council’s meeting on July 2, 2020.

In accordance with the strategy, the vision of AIFC is in becoming the leading financial centre in the region that includes Central Asia, the Caucasus, EAEU countries, western China, Mongolia, and Eastern Europe.

The mission of the AIFC is in assisting the sustainable and long term development of the region. As the head of state Tokayev noted, “AIFC, with its unique opportunities, can act as a universal platform that connects the countries in the region.”

The strategic directions for the sustainable development of the AIFC include the development of a circular economy, financial technologies, and “digital financial centre.”

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