Sovereign wealth fund Samruk-Kazyna (Kazakhstan) announces signing by Samruk-Kazyna group of cooperation memorandums with British companies

02.07.13 13:18
/KASE, July 2, 13/ – JSC "Sovereign wealth fund "Samruk-Kazyna" (Astana), whose bonds are officially listed on Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE), has provided KASE with the following press-release of July 1, 2013: quote During the first state visit of UK Prime Minister David Cameron to Kazakhstan, Samruk-Kazyna group of companies signed cooperation memorandums with British companies. JSC "Samruk-Kazyna" signed cooperation memorandums with "WS Atkins and Partners Overseas", a leading enterprise in the field of engineering, designing and project management, and the "Institute of Directors", a major institution for business leaders. "Signing the agreements is a result of fruitful efforts made by both parties. I am sure that the existing potential of the Kazakh-British partnership and dialogue at the round table today will allow taking the bilateral cooperation to a whole new level", – said O. Shukeev, CEO of JSC "Samruk-Kazyna", after the signing ceremony. The business forum hosted a round table on the subject of "Balanced economies. Working together for development of strong multi-sector economies". "Samruk-Kazyna group of companies launched practical measures on taking the economic and investment cooperation with Great Britain to a new level. In particular, scheduled work was done to determine and implement new long-term directions in the economic, financial, industrial-innovative and other spheres", – stressed O. Shukeev. Round table participants discussed possibilities of further cooperation in various economy sectors. British businessmen have shared their work experience and vision of their business going on in Kazakhstan. Also, during the forum deputy CEO of JSC "Samruk-Kazyna" Dauren Erdebai and the head of Civil and Military Projects Department "UK Export Finance" John Snowdon signed a cooperation memorandum. Head of JSC "Kazakhtelecom" Kuanyshbek Esekeev concluded license agreements with representative of "Weightless Contracting" Maxim Bautin, member of Management Board "Virgin Management" Peter Norris. CEO of JSC "NAC "Kazatomprom" Vladimir Shkolnik and CEO of Moller Center of Churchill college of Cambridge University David Walle signed a framework agreement. PR department JSC "Samruk-Kazyna": +7 (7172) 55-41-14 fax: + 7 (7172) 55 40 69 unquote [2013-07-02]