Astana has become intellectual center of Kazakhstan - Massimov

Date: 07:09, 21-05-2014.

Astana. May 21. KazTAG - Astana has become an intellectual center of Kazakhstan, said Karim Massimov, Prime Minister.

"It is the most rapidly growing city in the state with the highest level of life. It is also an intellectual center which has the world Nazarbayev University, research universities, medical institutions. Soon the city will host EXPO-2017," he said at the forum Astana Invest-2014.

He added Astana is playing a key role in the development of Kazakhstan.

"In the past months the Government developed a new complex program for investments attraction, a draft law will be presented in the Parliament in the near future. These measures are supposed to improve the investment climate, reduce administrative pressure on business and provide stimulus in the form of tax stability, new mechanisms and grants," he added.

In his opinion these measures will facilitate attraction of foreign investments and work power from abroad.

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