Kazakhstan takes 37th position among 144 countries in human capital index
May 25. Kazpravda
The World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa was held in Jordan.
Kazakhstan took 37th position among 144 countries on the index of human capital. This was announced during the presentation of the experts’ report “The Human Capital Report 2015” at the World Economic Forum (WEF), which was held in Jordan, Kazpravda.kz reports citing 24.kz.
According to inform.kz, the experts’ report is based on a comprehensive analysis of 46 indicators, including the level of life, the quality and accessibility of education, workforce skills, life expectancy and a number of other criteria. In addition, they took into account the employment opportunities and the level of infrastructure development in the state.
The forum, held under the patronage of King Abdullah-II Bin Hussein, discussed the prospects of development of the countries in the Near East and North African regions, expansion of cooperation between them and deepening of cooperation between the public and private sectors.
In addition, the forum participants raised the problem of the Palestinian-Israeli peace process, reconstruction of Iraq and the prospects for building a canal between the Red and Dead seas. This canal could prevent drying of the Dead Sea, provide electricity and drinking water to Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian Authority. This proposal is of special importance for economic cooperation between Israel, Jordan and Palestine.
Minister Aslan Sarinzhipov, who headed the Kazakh delegation, on behalf of President Nursultan Nazarbayev conveyed greetings to King Abdullah-II, and commitment to the deepening of bilateral Kazakh-Jordanian relations. In turn, King Abdullah-II conveyed greetings to Nazarbayev and thanked the Kazakh Minister of Education and Science for participation in the forum.
The forum was attended by over a thousand politicians, businessmen and academics from more than 50 countries.