The world specialized exhibition Astana EXPO 2017 gave impetus to the development of the "green" economy in Kazakhstan. Such an opinion was expressed by the deputy of the Mazhilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan Sapar Akhmetov, the MIA "Kazinform" reports.
According to the deputy, Astana received an opportunity to attract new technologies in the field of renewable energy sources. Last year, the volume of investments in the capital amounted to 780 billion tenge.
"The favorable location in the center of the Eurasian continent has transformed Astana into a convenient transport and logistics center, a transit bridge between Europe and Asia. This has made it possible to turn the city into one of the major business centers in Kazakhstan, in which the culture of entrepreneurship is accelerating. Since Astana became the capital the volume of investments has increased by 30 times, the regional gross product by 60 times. The share of Astana in the economy of the country exceeds 10 percent, reaching 4.5 trillion tenge", - Akhmetov said.
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