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30 September, Wednesday

PM of Kazakhstan meets with Governor of Qatar Central Bank

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Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Askar Mamin on December 2 received a delegation led by the Governor of Qatar Central Bank Abdulla Bin Saoud Al Thani, Eurasia Diary reports citing AKIpress.

The PM noted a significant potential for enhancing cooperation in trade, economic, investment, financial and banking and other fields during the talks.

A visa-free regime has been established between the countries; in the near future a direct flights between Nur-Sultan and Doha will be launched. In addition, regular flights seven times a week, not only between capitals, but also between Almaty and Doha, are to be introduced, according to the participants of the meeting.

The sides discussed bilateral cooperation in the investment and financial banking sectors, including the opening of representative offices of Qatari banks in the jurisdiction of the Astana International Financial Center.

In order to develop contacts between entrepreneurs of the two countries and implement joint investment projects, the sides decided to hold a Kazakh-Qatari business forum in 2020.

The meeting was attended by First Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Finance Alikhan Smailov, Minister of National Economy Ruslan Dalenov and AIFC Governor Kairat Kelimbetov.

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