Kazakhstan became one of most prosperous states in the region – OECD Deputy Sec-Gen

ASTANA. September 16. KAZINFORM. /Serik Sabekov/ Over the previous ten years Kazakhstan has developed into one of the most prosperous countries in the region. Deputy Secretary-General of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development Mr. Aart de Geus has said it at the international conference on struggle against corruption in Astana today.

“We are encouraged by the plans of Kazakhstan’s leadership to move forward in this direction. Astana is a very important symbol of growth and ambitions for the future. We see it in the city’s architecture, the commitments assumed by the politicians of Kazakhstan”, he said.

Mr. de Gaus emphasized that holding that anti-corruption conference Kazakhstan showed the Government’s responsibility for the solution of the problem with corruption.