The 10th Astana Economic Forum was held in Astana on 15-16 June, 2017 within the international exhibition EXPO 2017 Astana, which is dedicated to the development of alternative and renewable energy.
Speaking at the plenary session of the Astana Economic Forum held at the Congress Centre of the EXPO 2017 President of Kazakhstan H.E. Mr Nursultan Nazarbayev said: “EXPO-2017 is an image project, expositions at the EXPO have all brought innovations which will serve to the progress of Kazakhstan”.
“We have built an enormous site, the first stone I laid in 2014 – three years ago, we have built huge buildings in 200 hectares of land, and all these will serve the future of Kazakhstan”, continued President Nazarbayev, “We have already adopted a decision to set up an Astana international financial centre and relevant buildings and infrastructure that they need we will give from here. And here will be concentrated “green” economy, “green” technologies; this place will become a hub that will distribute all these knowledge around”.
TurkPA Secretary General J.Asanov attended the EXPO 2017 as well as the Astana Economic Forum.