TurkPA MPs discussed economic cooperation issues
May 25, 2016

Members of the parliamentary committees/commissions of the TurkPA member parliaments that deal with the issues relating to the economic development, finances, agriculture and other types of economic activities as well as representatives of the leading Kazakh research centres gathered at the conference “The Great Silk Road: Role and Perspectives for the Turkic-speaking Countries” organised by the current TurkPA chairmanship – Majilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Astana under the aegis of the Astana Economic Forum being held on 25-26 May.

The participants were welcomed by Mr Maulen Ashimbayev, Chairman, Committee on International Affairs, Defence and Security, Majilis of the Parliament of Kazakhstan, who said that it was important for the TurkPA member states to deepen mutual economic interaction to ease the effects of the current protracted economic and financial crisis in the world.

The event was chaired by Mr Serik Seidumanov, member of the Majilis of the Kazakh Parliament. The participants had a lengthy exchange of views as regards the diversification of national economies, taking the advantage of transport and transit potential of the countries in the wake of completion of transnational projects in the member countries.

The TurkPA MPs are also taking part in the various sessions of the Astana Economic Forum.