Shymkent mayor have received a delegation from France
Shymkent mayor Gabidulla Abdrakhimov met with the deputy of the National Assembly of the French Republic, chairman of the France-Kazakhstan Friendship Group Pierre Cabaret.
During the meeting, they discussed the possibilities of cooperation in culture, education and business sphere. In particular, they talked about the possibility of holding festivals of French music, various exhibitions and plein air in Shymkent.
“France is among the top five countries in terms of direct investment in the economy of Kazakhstan,” the mayor said. “From 2005 to 2017, French investment volume in our economy was $ 14.1 billion”.
Head of the metropolis told the guests about the platforms for investors - the industrial zones "Ontustik" and "Tassay" and the future - "Zhuldyz". In addition, G. Abdrakhimov noted that in order to develop the agro-complex, a new agro-industrial zone will be introduced, in which land will be provided to investors for processing agricultural products.
After the meeting, the guests were given a tour of Shymkent, the first point was Arbat, which pleasantly surprised the French guests.