Kazakhstan: Inception and Consultation Mission 2019


An inception workshop held on 20 May 2019 in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.
Multi-stakeholder consultations (from top left clockwise: Kazakh Invest, Turkestan Oblast Administration, Shymkent City Administration and Ontustik Special Economic Zone Administration)
Field visits in Turkestan and Shymkent special economic zones and industrial zones

A TA inception mission led by CAREC Unit Head Guoliang Wu visited Nur-Sultan, Turkestan and Shymkent in Kazakhstan on 20-23 May, to deliberate on regional economic corridor development potential and challenges among Shymkent (Kazakhstan), Tashkent (Uzbekistan), and Khujand (Tajikistan) cites and surrounding regions. The mission met Kazakh Invest Chairman Saparbek Tuyakbayev, Deputy Governor of Turkestan Region Sadyr Erbol, and Deputy Mayor of Shymkent City Danat Zhumin. An inception workshop was opened by Kazakhstan Vice Minister of National Economy Madi Takiev and KARM Country Director Giovanni Capannelli and attended by about 40 participants from 17 government agencies and private sector associations.

Inception Workshop Program