Olzhas Sartaev: Investors choose not the country, but the city in which it is comfortable to work and live
According to the official website of capital akimat, such opinion the chairman of the board of JSC «Astana Innovations» stated at the national school of public policy in the course of the lecture «Smart city: Innovative solutions for improving the quality of life».
According to him, to keep up with the times, it is necessary to develop and multiply the intellectual potential of the capital.
«Astana is not only an academic classic and modern architecture, a harmonious synthesis of East and West, the driver of the economy and the financial center of the country, but also hi – tech and Smart City. Today Astana is one of the recognized global centers», - the head of Astana Innovations said.
At the same time, he stressed that today all over the world have come to understand that cities compete for investors. They choose not a country, but a city in which to live and work comfortably.
«Therefore, the President of Kazakhstan in his Address noted that based on the experience of Astana it is necessary to form a «reference» standard «Smart city» and begin the dissemination of best practices and exchange of experience between the cities of Kazakhstan. «Smart cities» will become the locomotives of regional development, dissemination of innovations and improvement of quality of life throughout the country», - the speaker concluded.
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