IMF reviews Kazakhstan’s initiatives to achieve carbon neutrality by 2060
BAKU, Azerbaijan, October 7. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has reviewed Kazakhstan’s initiatives to achieve carbon neutrality by 2060, reports Trend via the Government of Kazakhstan.
This issue was discussed during the meeting of the country’s Prime Minister, Alikhan Smailov, with the head of the IMF mission in Kazakhstan, Nicolas Blanchet.
The parties also discussed the results of the mission’s work in the country, as well as the measures taken by the Government of Kazakhstan to ensure macroeconomic stability, combat inflation, improve the efficiency of tax administration and planning budget, employment issues, digitization and reduction of state participation in the economy.
In addition, measures taken by Kazakhstan to attract investment, current foreign economic challenges and other current issues on the regional agenda were discussed.
Blanchet highly appreciated the reforms carried out in the country and the work of the IMF mission.
“We have developed a solid and constructive cooperation. We welcome the measures taken by the government to implement new reforms and are ready to provide our advice and technical assistance in all areas of interest,” said Blanchet.
In conclusion, Smailov stressed Kazakhstan’s readiness to continue close bilateral cooperation with the IMF.