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Issues of international and regional cooperation in the focus of attention of participants of 12-th Astana economic forum. It opened in the capital of Kazakhstan, Nur Sultan. Forum opened with a plenary session, the correspondent of “MIR 24” Gulmira Zhanzakova.
This year the forum will be attended by about five thousand people. The experts will discuss new ways of sustainable growth, developing human capital, strengthening the potential of cities as international centers of knowledge and innovation. Total planned order of 50 sessions. Traditionally, the plenary session was opened by first President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev.
In his speech Nazarbayev said that he discussed with the leaders of Russia, USA, China and the European Union solution to the current geopolitical crisis and offers them the capital of the Republic as a platform for these negotiations.
Two days of the forum a unique session. They invited big investors in the U.S., China and European countries. The organizers hope that will be concluded a large contract. According to the results of the AE, Nobel laureates and leading economists give advice to improve the economic and social policy of Kazakhstan.
For 11 years, the forum for participation in the capital of Kazakhstan, gathered more than 50 thousand delegates from more than 150 countries. And this time the list of speakers is impressive: among the invited Nobel laureates Paul Romer, RAE Kwon Chung, Juan Manuel Santos, the managing Director of the International monetary Fund Christine Lagarde. In the plenary session will be the President of Armenia Armen Sargsyan, Prime Minister of Georgia Mamuka Bakhtadze. More than 100 famous names.