Kazakh-American Investment Forum 2009 held in New York

December 1. KAZINFORM

Kazakhstan-American Investment Forum organized by News Desk Media Group together with the Kazakh Embassy was held in New York, Kazinform refers to the Embassy.

Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Massimov opened the Forum with direct video message from Hong Kong. The Prime Minister laid emphasis on the issue of establishment of long-term investment partnership in Kazakhstan. The Head of the Kazakh Government also stressed the efficiency of the anti-crisis measures taken in Kazakhstan due to which our country still maintains the position of reliable and attractive partner. The Kazakh Prime Minister called on American investors to cooperate with Kazakhstan.

Head of the Kazakh delegation Kazakh Finance Minister Bolat Zhamishev reported at the Forum on the anti-crisis measures taken in Kazakhstan, amendments and advantages of the tax legislation and cooperation with international organizations in realization of infrastructural projects in our country.

The workshop “Kazakh-American Initiative of State-Private Partnership: Priorities of Economic Diversification” was held within the Forum as well. The participants of the workshop analyzed achieved successes and recommendations to the Kazakh Government on further work in this direction.

The participants of the Forum got acquainted with Kazakhstan as a country with rich cultural heritage visiting concert of the Kurmangazy Orchestra of the Kazakh National Conservatory in the Carnegie Hall.