Almaty has great potential for further development as Asian financial center - British Ambassador

ALMATY. February 2. KAZINFORM Almaty has great potential for further development as a financial center of the Asian region, new Ambassador of Great Britain to Kazakhstan Carolyn Browne said during a meeting with Almaty Mayor Akhmetzhan Yessimov.

The British diplomat congratulated the Mayor and all Almaty residents on winning the right to host the 28th World Winter Universiade in 2017.

Akhmetzhan Yessimov said that Almaty is not only the largest city in the country, but also its business, financial, cultural, innovative and educational center. This is the largest contributor to Kazakhstan's budget and the most attractive region for foreign investment.

The Ambassador noted she followed the success of Kazakhstan for a long time. In her opinion, Kazakhstan has not yet exhausted its possibilities as the leader of the Central Asian region, and Almaty as its financial center.

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