The mayor of Kazan Ilsur Metshin and akim of Nur-Sultan Altay Kulginov signed a communique following the UNWTO summit
The mayor of
Kazan Ilsur Metshin met with the akim of Nur-Sultan Altay Kulginov. The meeting
was held in the capital of Kazakhstan, where the VIII UNWTO Global summit on
urban tourism "Smart cities, smart destinations" is being held these
days. The heads of the cities discussed the possibilities of further
cooperation and signed a joint communique following the summit.
meeting, the head of the capital of Tatarstan and akim of Nur-Sultan discussed
the prospects of bilateral cooperation in social and economic development, as
well as the work of the world organization "United cities and local governments".
The akim of
Nur-Sultan Altay Kulginov noted that one of the important achievements of Kazan
is the active development of the public spaces. The delegation from Kazakhstan
will be able to learn useful experience of Kazan in this area during the
Congress World Urban Parks-2019, which will be held in the capital of Tatarstan
on October 18 -20, 2019.
At conclusion of
the meeting Ilsur Metshin and Altay Kulginov signed a joint communique on the
results of the VIII UNWTO Global summit on urban tourism "Smart cities,
smart destinations". The document provides for the cooperation in the
development of tourism, in particular-joint cultural events.
during the official visit to the capital of Kazakhstan, the mayor of Kazan,
together with the heads of other cities who came to Nur Sultan for the summit,
visited the Opera and ballet theater "Astana Opera". After that, the
forum participants planted trees in the Botanical garden of Nur-Sultan.
also visited the international IT-standards technopark Astana Hub. This technopark
offers conditions for the free development of Kazakh and foreign technology
companies. Today Astana Hub is a priority project of the digital modernization
of the country. The mayor of Kazan highly appreciated the possibilities of the
modern technopark. The head of the capital of Tatarstan also got acquainted
with the infrastructure and construction of the new residential complex Crocus
City. The project is implemented by BI Group-the largest investment and
construction holding in Kazakhstan.