Kazakhstan courts ASEAN investors to become Central Asia’s investment hub

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Kazakhstan is reaching out to foreign investors, particularly from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), in a bid to establish itself as a central investment hub in the Central Asia Region.

The Kazakh government has expressed interest in mutual economic development with the Southeast Asian region, according to Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Roman Vassilenko. He made these remarks during the 6th Kazakhstan Global Investment Roundtable.

Kazakhstan Prime Minister Alikhan Smailov recently visited Vietnam and Thailand to foster economic ties. He urged businesses from these nations to invest in Kazakhstan and invited their citizens to experience Kazakhstan as tourists. Vassilenko noted the increasing number of Kazakh tourists travelling to Thailand and welcomed Thais to visit Kazakhstan, viewing these exchanges as a positive step…

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