The government of
"We should have a clear plan for attracting foreign and domestic investments. It is necessary to determine a list of top multinational companies for each priority sector and to develop strategies to attract each one of them," the prime minister said.
The prime minister stressed it is necessary to eliminate all obstacles that impede investors. Drawing the attention of members of the government to the necessity for development of geological exploration, Akhmetov ordered the
"I am waiting for proposals from you for the creation of a separate state body supervising this issue.
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev earlier warned that he will dismiss the government if the Cabinet of Ministers doesn't move from the stance of just saying words, to act in the issue of attracting foreign investors.
"If we want as we say, to create conditions such as a haven for investors, then let's create them," the president said addressing the Minister of Industry and New Technologies Asset Issekeshev at an expanded government meeting on Feb.14.
The president recalled that the country has nine special economic zones where it will be possible to create all the right conditions for investors.
The president pointed out that the attraction of investments in the processing industry and in small and medium business should be the main issues of the agenda.
"We should find a common language with investors. If you don't do this, this will be done by another composition of the government. I warn you," Nazarbayev said.
The volume of foreign investments in
Earlier, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Industry and New Technologies of
Translated by L.Z.
Edited by S.M.
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