Kazakhstan-UN: prospects of cooperation
Ambassadors of OECD countries, as well as representatives of states with no access to the sea, showed interested in Kazakhstan's experience in regional economic integration. This was announced during a working visit of the Minister of Economic Integration Affairs in New York. Zhanar Aytzhanova took part in the UN Economic and Social Council. She also spoke at the event to mark the 50th anniversary of the United Nations Development Program. She spoke about the investment climate in the country, the priority sectors for the development of joint projects and shared plans for the fulfillment of obligations on Kazakhstan's accession to the WTO.
Zhanar AITZHANOVA, MINISTER OF ECONOMIC INTEGRATION OF KAZAKHSTAN:
In particular, we talked about the privatization program of large enterprises, national companies, which are active in the strategic sectors of the economy. Today, during a meeting with ambassadors to the UN, great interest was shown in our experience in the Eurasian Economic Union. The most important thing is a political will of the leaders of these states and this is an urgent need for economic cooperation between the private sector and companies of our countries.
Aitzhanova also held a series of talks with UN representatives. They discussed the state and prospects of cooperation with the United Nations, as well as the implementation of Nursultan Nazarbayev's initiatives put forward at the 70th session of the UN General Assembly in September.