February 01, 2024
On February 1, 2024, Zhandos Imanaliyev, Executive Director of the Astana International Forum (AIF), met with William Thompson, Head of the Eurasia Division at the OECD Global Relations Secretariat. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the forthcoming visit of the OECD delegation to Astana scheduled for June 13-14, 2024, where they will be actively participating in this year’s Forum.
During the meeting, Mr. Thompson expressed keen interest in organizing joint sessions at the Forum on relevant topics such as enhancing transport infrastructure to bolster the logistics sector and addressing issues regarding sustainable development and climate change. Additionally, both parties underscored the significance of showcasing the ongoing cooperation projects between the OECD and Kazakhstan during the Forum.