The First President of Kazakhstan visits Astana International Financial Centre




Nursultan Nazarbayev was presented with information about the EXPO-2017 exhibition’s legacy and the measures taken to develop the AIFC legal system.

In addition, Leader of the Nation was briefed on the activities of the AIFC Court, Academy of English Law, International Arbitration Centre and AIFC Situation Centre.

During the visit, the First President of Kazakhstan has had a meeting with key shareholders and participants of the Financial Centre Exchange.

Having listened to the speakers, Nursultan Nazarbayev noted that the country's leadership fully supports the work of the AIFC.

- It is necessary to continue the work begun on actualizing the privatization plan through the AIFC Exchange. Of course, it is important to take into account world market conditions. In addition, the confidence of the global financial centres in AIFC should strengthen. The volume of attracted funds to the national economy depends on it, the First President said.

Nursultan Nazarbayev focused on ensuring high economic growth rates and achieving the goals of the country's strategic development plans.

- The Centre will have serious work in the future. It is important to continue the built interaction with all partners. I personally will constantly support the work of AIFC, Nursultan Nazarbayev concluded.



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Astana International Financial Centre was created on the initiative of Nursultan Nazarbayev, First President of Kazakhstan. The constitutional law on AIFC establishing  was signed on December 7, 2015.

Today, AIFC is 51 out of 102 in the GFCI Global Centre for Financial Centre Index. AIFC also takes 1st place in the ranking of Eastern Europe and Central Asia. The number of companies registered in AIFC has reached 258.