Kazakhstan and the United Kingdom will cooperate in digital transformation

Kazakhstan and the United Kingdom will cooperate in digital transformation. Advanced technologies are aimed at developing “smart city” and its use in urban planning and construction. Kazakhstan’s party focused its attention on the industrial experience of one of the biggest scientific and industrial centers of the United Kingdom. Birmingham known as the industrial “heart” of the country is considered the important center of food, metallurgic and machine-building industries.

ERLAN IDRISSOV, KAZAKH AMBASSADOR TO UK:

 - My mission here is very business. I want to seek opportunities where we can work together in a more rigorous way. As I said Birmingham is a source of many new ideas, data, artificial intellect, digital, these are big things that now we are ready to.

The British party comprehensively supports Kazakhstan’s focus on digital transformation, as well as economic and political transformation. A special interest was paid to the President’s address and the activities of the Astana International Financial Center. Birmingham city administration has expressed the readiness to cooperation and implements joint projects.

AFZAL AMIN, DIRECTOR, KAZAKH-BRITISH TRADE AND INVESTMENT COUNCIL:

 - Particularly in the three priority sectors of the Kazakh government and Digitalization of government services which Birmingham has a lot to offer, work across the range of Digital architecture infrastructure to software development, to cyber security and then on to agriculture.

TONY KENNEDY, ASSISTANT LEADER, BIRMINGHAM CITY COUNCIL:

 - We want to build relationships, we’ve committed ourselves today to work together to develop an economic partnership that can look at other dimensions, help you with language, with education, will help businesses both from Kazakhstan and from our city. Your ambassador said we are in the Fourth industrial revolution and we want to be side by side with you for the fifth.

Technological cooperation between the two countries is held as part of the “2020 Digital Kazakhstan” program. Special attention was also paid to the prospects of further increase of British investments in Kazakhstan’s economy.