Kazakh, Turkish Businessmen Cut Deals at Istanbul Building Materials Expo

Kazakh and Turkish businessmen signed agreements at the recent 38th International Exhibition of Building Materials YAPI-TURKEYBUILD, where Kazakhstan was the chief guest, according to the press service of the Kazakh embassy in Turkey.

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Involving 1,300 manufacturers of building materials from 42 countries, it is the largest exhibition of its kind in the region. Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Turkey Zhanseit Tuymebayev spoke at the opening ceremony. He noted the important role of Turkish construction companies operating in the Kazakh market. Noting the favourable investment climate and government support for foreign investors in the framework of the Nurly Zhol economic programme, he highlighted that the country adopted amendments to the Law on Foreign Investors in 2014. The diplomat called on Turkish businessmen to invest in the creation of factories producing building materials in Kazakhstan.

Kazakh and Turkish businessmen discussed promising areas of cooperation in the construction and production of construction materials during the exhibition. Both sides entered into mutually beneficial agreements and contracts and exchanged experience in the construction industry.

The Kazakh delegation included Deputy Chairman of the Committee of Construction, Production of Building Materials and Housing Abilman Dosanov, Deputy Chairman of Union of Builders of Kazakhstan Omari Harbediya as well as representatives of major Kazakh construction companies.

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