К. Tokayev: I propose to create a digitalization center for the Organization of Turkic States based on the Astana Hub
The President of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, proposed to create a digitalization center for the Organization of Turkic States based on the international technopark Astana Hub. The head of state revealed this at the summit of the TSO, which takes place in Samarkand.
“I invite you to active cooperation in the IT sphere. In the current geopolitical situation, countries are becoming increasingly technologically separated. Therefore, we should pay close attention to the latest developments of Turkic countries in the IT sphere, which will contribute to our digital development”, - said President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev.
He noted that at the international Digital Bridge Forum, recently held in Astana, creative young people in the IT industry presented their advanced developments. At the end of the event, a memorandum on the cooperation of IT hubs of the Turkic countries was signed
“In this regard, I propose to create the Digitalization Center of the Organization of Turkic States based on the international technopark Astana Hub. This structure will develop digital solutions necessary for trade, transport, water management, information security, and other important sectors”, - noted the head of state.
Also, to effectively implement this initiative, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev proposed establishing a Venture Fund for Turkic countries, which would attract investments in important startup projects.
As a reminder, the International Forum on Digital Technology and Business Digital Bridge 2022 was held in the capital on September 28-29 with the participation of the President of Kazakhstan, K-J Tokayev, leaders of global companies, and the best international and domestic experts in the field of IT innovations and became the main Tech event of the year. The Forum brought together almost 25,000 participants, 300 IT companies, 150 venture capitalists and business angels, over 300 speakers, and 100 startups from 15 countries.
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