Astana Economic Forum 2015 Europe and Asia:New Partnership Perspectives

Astana, Kazakhstan, 20 May 2015/PRNewswire/ – Astana Economic Forum 2015 is set to take place in Astana, Kazakhstan 21-22 of  May, with the main topic of the forum being “Infrastructure - a driver of sustainable economic growth”.

The Europe and Asia forum aims to raise discussion around the issues of modernisation of public administration institutes, as well as the role of state institutes in stimulating innovations.

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A group of experts, heads of financial institutions and high-level statesmen will also be looking at how a partnership between Europe and Asia would ensure global growth and create a competitive ecosystem to support innovation efforts in both regions.

Among the speakers are Zhao Xiaoyu, Vice President of State development Bank of China; Aleksander Kwasniewski, Polish ex-President; Romano Prodi, former Prime Minister of Italy and former President of the European Commission, and many others.

A conference entitled “The revival of the Great Silk Road: new economic perspectives” will demonstrate the economic potential of the Great Silk Road, while proposing mutually beneficial trade and economic cooperation. Also, the question on the impact of infrastructure projects on each region’s economic growth will be raised, with a case presented for the development of Kazakhstan as a transport and logistics hub, connecting Europe and Asia. A New Silk Road system considers the development of industrial, constructive and other spheres of economy, based on the radial principle of connecting industrial and logistic centres. The conference will be attended by Kurt Tong, Principal Deputy Assistance Secretary, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs U.S. Department of State; Wang Yanzhi, President of the Silk Road Fund; Andrey Slepnev, Minister for Trade of the Eurasian Economic Commission, among other speakers.

At the second Summit of Silk Road countries, “ABII: new driver of the development of the Silk Road economic belt”, the implementation of effective labour standards of  Bank, including minimisation of risk and transparency of performance, will be discussed.   The summit will be attended by Marat Kussainov, First Vice Minister of  National Economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan; Xiong Meng, Executive Vice Chairman and Secretary General of the Chinese Federation of Industrial Economics, among other speakers.

The final documents will be signed and effected, and the most important memorandums and agreements are to be forged, by the end of the AEF 2015. Astana Economic Forum is the first dialogue platform in Eurasia to seek the answers to the most current debates.

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