Delivering a speech during the opening ceremony, President Nazarbayev pointed out that participation of the Nobel laureates in the work of the forum who called the tune in the discussions of pressing issues with leading world experts, politicians, representatives of international organizations is considered as an obvious example of increasing image of the Astana Forum as one of the platform for elaborating efficient proposals on overcoming imbalances and ways of post-crisis development.
Since the first days of its independence, Kazakhstan ushered stability and security as a priority of state policy. The current crisis has become a serious experience for us. But owing to timely and successively pursued strategy of economic modernization we came out of the crisis with honour, “ Nursultan Nazarbayev stressed.
The head of state outlined that over the last year’s results Kazakhstan did not suffer from the recession and preserved growth of its economy. To overcome the effects of the economic crisis and prevent future crises, the President called on to create new rules and elaborate main principles of economic development within the global scope.
“Integration of Eurasia will positively influence the economic development and the social wellbeing of not only the Eurasian continent but the new post-crisis world,” the head of state highlighted.