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More than 30 meetings with Turkish entrepreneurs took place as part of the investment week

by May 15, 2018 Market

Following the investment week in Turkey, Kazakhstan’s delegation headed by Deputy Minister of Investments and Development Arystan Kabikenov held more than 30 meetings with the largest Turkish holdings. Meetings with investors were organized with the assistance of the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Turkey and NC Kazakh Invest.

During the meeting, Chairman of Ronesans Holding Erman Ilicak expressed interest in the implementation of major infrastructure and social projects in Kazakhstan via the PPP mechanism. A number of PPP projects have been proposed by the Kazakh side.

At a meeting with Chairman of the Board of YDA Holding Hussain Arsalan, the Deputy Minister of Investments and Development stressed that the company became one of the first investors in the PPP mechanism in Kazakhstan, taking in trust the Aktau International Airport. In 2018, a concession contract was signed for the construction and operation of a new passenger terminal at Aktau Airport. Now the company expresses interest in a project for construction in Astana of an integrated kindergarten school.

Kazakhstan’s delegation also met with the management of Calik Holding. The company expressed interest in carrying out geological exploration jointly with the NMC TauKen Samruk at the SouthMointynsky area in Karaganda region. In turn, its subsidiary Calik Energy intends to implement a project for the construction of a solar power plant with a capacity of 50 MW.

At the meeting with Dal Holding, the discussion focused on a project for the construction of a greenhouse complex with provision of electricity, heat and carbon dioxide from gas power stations in Akrobe region, as well as the construction and commissioning of a mining and processing plant for the production of barite concentrate with a capacity of 75 000 tons per year in Zhambyl region.

Also within the framework of the investment week there were meetings with the management of such companies as Dal Holding, Calik Holding, Eczacibasi Holding, Yildirim Holding, BakAy Tekstil, Betek Boya Kimya, Merkez Asya Madencilik, Yasar Holding, Petronet Holding, Yildizlar SSS Holding, Anadolu Birlik Holding, Sanko Holding, Matli Holding, Tarim Kredi Holding, Abdi Ibrahim, MLPCare Holding and others.

Source: Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan