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‘Astana Financial Days’ takes off

Astana

Around 108 global speakers in the business and finance sector are participating in the event.

Inayat-ur-Rahman

The second session of the Astana Financial Forum opened in the Kazakh capital of Nur Sultan on Monday. Around 108 global speakers in the business and finance sector are participating at the event and they will discuss new issues and propose new ideas that will shape the regional and international financial markets, Economic development of the Eurasian region and a regional financial services Centre.

The Astana Financial Days will witness new ideas on how to adopt them in the ever-changing world, while opening up to global thinkers, policy makers, business representatives, public service and the academic community, meeting representatives of all existing tenants at the Astana Financial Centre, Board members and Councils. Seminars, workshops, events and exhibitions will host the main international forum covering infrastructure, finance, innovative financing and Islamic financing, as well as the second legal conference of the Astana Financial Centre.

The event is a forum and workshops on infrastructure finance, training for public offerings, the Adtech Forum, and the Grand Opening of the IAC Centre.

Dr Kairat Kelimbetov, Governor of the Astana International Financial Center in the Republic of Kazakhstan, said: “The Centre establishes a special legal system (according to the principles of English law) and does not depend on the judicial system in Kazakhstan. For office work in the “AIFC” area. The AIFC participants are exempted from paying and paying individual income tax and corporate income tax to 1 January 2066. There is also a simplified visa and employment system where foreign staff members of the AIFC and their family members obtain a valid visa for up to 5 years. The citizens of the OECD, the United Arab Emirates, Malaysia, Singapore, Monaco and 45 other countries are eligible for a free 30-day visa and a small bonus is the free rental of Class A offices during the first two years of operation.”