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14/03/2017

The Islam Finance News CIS Forum took place in Astana

Today, the Islamic Finance News Forum (IFN) CIS, organized by the "Astana" International Financial Center (AIFC) in partnership with REDmoney Group, was held in Astana.

22/02/2017

“GREEN FINANCING FOR SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT AND BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION” INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

The event aims to create a dialogue platform for private sector involvement in biodiversity conservation and sustainable land use. We hope that during the conference we can find donors/investors for our projects.

21/02/2017

Kairat Kelimbetov, Governor of the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) met with Lu Hongxiang, the Chairman of Jumore

Today, Kairat Kelimbetov, Governor of the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) met with Lu Hongxiang, the Chairman of Jumore.

07/02/2017

IFN CIS Forum 2017

Astana International Financial Center (AIFC) in partnership with REDmoney events, will be organizing the IFN (Islamic Finance News) CIS Forum on the 14th March 2017 in Astana, Kazakhstan.

16/01/2017

“Astana” International Financial Centre signed MoU between financial institutions of United Arab Emirates during the official visit of the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev to UAE

Today the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev during his official visit to UAE visited Abu Dhabi’s International Financial Centre

15/12/2016

Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) and Fintech Group Israel signed a memorandum of understanding

During the official visit of Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu to Kazakhstan, Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) and Fintech Group Israel signed a memorandum of understanding to commence collaboration in promoting the development of financial technologies (fintech) ecosystem in Kazakhstan and the region.

14/12/2016

Nasdaq is supporting AIFC in its development

Representatives of NasdaqInc, one of the largest exchange groups in the world, conducted a two-day joint workshop with Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC). In the framework of this event the Prime-Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mr. Sagintayev met Nasdaq team and discuss future joint cooperation with AIFC.

11/12/2016

Launching a study into a green financing system in Kazakhstan

On 27 May 2016 at the 29th meeting of the Foreign Investors Council, the President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, noted the need for the development of green financing tools and the creation of favourable conditions for participants engaged in the "green" economy.

10/11/2016

AIFC Representative met with investors in Hong Kong

The Astana International Financial Centre representative participated in the seminar organised by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) upon the invitation of John Tsang, Financial Secretary of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

04/11/2016

The delegation of the Astana International Financial Centre visits the People's Republic of China

From 3 to 5 November 2016, a delegation of the Astana International Financial Centre visits the People's Republic of China to meet with the Chinese financial institutions representatives.

26/10/2016

AIFC became partner of IFFO under Hong Kong Government

Astana International Finance Centre became a partner of the Infrastructure Financing Facilitation Office (IFFO) under the Government of the Special Administrative Region (SAR) of China Hong Kong.

18/10/2016

AIFC holds Investor Day in London

International Financial Centre “Astana” (AIFC) in cooperation with TheCityUK, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the UK held the Investor Day in London (United Kingdom).

17/10/2016

AIFC launched the professional development program in the US

During the visit of delegation of the Astana International Financial Centre “Astana” (AIFC) to New York the official launch of the professional development program AIFC took place. The event was held with the support of the Permanent Mission of Kazakhstan to the United Nations.

15/10/2016

Astana International Financial Centre and Nasdaq sign MOU

In New York, as part of the visit of the delegation of Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC), the Governor of AIFC, Mr. Kairat Kelimbetov, and the President and Chief Operating Officer of Nasdaq Inc., Ms. Adena Friedman have signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).

20/09/2016

The Astana International Financial Centre and Shanghai Stock Exchange signed a Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation

A joint delegation of the Shanghai Stock Exchange and Silk Road Fund of China visited Astana upon the invitation of the Astana International Financial Centere (AIFC) in order to share experience on the development of the stock exchange and capital market, as well as expansion of cooperation in the investment area.

02/09/2016

Visit of Lord Harry Woolf

Lord Harry Woolf former Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, a mediator and arbitrator of Blackstone Chambers, first President of the Qatar Financial Centre Civil and Commercial Court, member of the Joint Committee on Human Rights and Vice-Chairman of All Party Parliamentary Group by invitation of Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) has visited Kazakhstan

05/07/2016

The delegation of the AIFC took part in the launching ceremony of the IFFO and FCC in Hong Kong

On 4-5 July, 2016 the delegation of the Astana International Financial Centre took part in the launching ceremony of the «Infrastructure Financing Facilitation Office» (IFFO) and Financial Cooperation Conference (FCC) in Hong Kong, which was jointly organized by Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) and Boao Forum for Asia (BFA).

27/05/2016

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the AIFC signed a letter of intent with regard to Green Financial System for Kazakhstan

Today on the sidelines of the Foreign Investors Council’s plenary session the EBRD President Sir Suma Chakrabarti and the AIFC Governor Kairat Kelimbetov signed a letter of intent with regard to Green Financial System for Kazakhstan.

27/05/2016

The Astana International Financial Centre and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding

Today Norimasa Shimomura, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative for Kazakhstan and Kairat Kelimbetov, the Governor of the Astana International Financial Centre signed a Memorandum of Understanding.

26/05/2016

Meeting of the Management Council of Astana International Financial Centre

The first meeting of the Management Council of Astana International Financial Centre was held in Astana on 26 May 2016

26/05/2016

The Astana International Financial Centre and Thomson Reuters sign Memorandum of Understanding

Astana, May 26, 2016 – Today JSC “Astana International Financial Centre Authority” (AIFC Authority) and Thomson Reuters signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) within the auspices of Astana Economic Forum.