President of Tatarstan familiarized with development of Almaty rgn
The official delegation was informed about the implementation of the regional development program, the main indicators of the agroindustrial complex, industrialization, attraction of investments and the most important projects implemented in the region.
Having greeted the official delegation, Governor of the region Amandyk Batalov noted that it is very gratifying that the offer to visit Almaty region found personal support of President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov.
“We are very pleased that you have responded positively to our offer to cooperate. We would like to learn from your republic’s experience in the sphere of industrial development, new technologies. The direction of sugar beet production is very interesting, as for our region it is one of the priority crops and now we are actively engaged in its revival. Also, I would like to establish close ties between the entrepreneurs of our region and Tatarstan, using the huge potential of Dry Port facilities – a transnational project designed by Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev, FEZ “Khorgos – Eastern Gate”, ICBC “Khorgos”. It is also worth mentioning that we have industrial zones, which we provide with all the necessary infrastructure. This is also a good help for the successful development of business and attracting investments”, A. Batalov said.
In turn, President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov thanked for the invitation. Also he dwelt on issues of mutually beneficial cooperation.
“We are very interested in visiting the objects of ICBC “Khorgos” and FEZ “Khorgos – Eastern Gate”. These are projects of international importance. It is important for us to see how the free economic zone works for you, how you can cooperate and promote our products. I should also note that kindergartens are actively built in the region with the use of mechanisms of public-private partnership. This is very interesting to us. In addition, your region is a major producer of soy and maize, in this regard, your experience is also important to us. I think, in general, Tatarstan and Almaty region have a lot of intersections in the field of agriculture, which can be used. At the same time, one can not fail to note the beauty of the nature of your region, as well as the natural and climatic conditions that provide you with competitive advantages”, Rustam Minnikhanov said.
In addition, the President of Tatarstan met with representatives of the Tatar ethno-cultural center of Almaty region. A special moment of the meeting was the fact of the transfer of a copy of the manuscript by Arip Tanirbergenov “Aitys of Birzhan Sal and Akyn Sary”. So the request of the Kazakh Tatar community, which was expressed earlier, was fulfilled.
At the end of the visit, the official delegation traveled to Panfilov district, where it visited the facilities of ICBC “Khorgos” and FEZ “Khorgos – Eastern Gate”.
Source: Kazakhstan 2050