Kazakhstan has 50 enterprises producing energy from renewable sources
The transition to the "green economy" is becoming a global course of the anti-crisis development throughout the world. This was announced by the Speaker of the Mazhilis Nurlan Nigmatulin during the opening of the National Day of the People's Republic of China at the International Exhibition EXPO-2017.
Kazakhstan is one of the leaders of Central Asia in promoting ideas for the development of clean energy and renewable energy sources. Under the leadership of First President Nursultan Nazarbayev, Kazakhstan pursues a policy of introducing innovations and building the "green economy", the Speaker of the Mazhilis said.
According to the press service of the Mazhilis, to date there are 50 enterprises operating in our country that produce energy from renewable sources with a total capacity of 300 megawatts. By 2050, half of the total electricity will be generated from renewable sources in Kazakhstan.
Speaking about the importance of China's participation in the International Exhibition in Astana, N. Nigmatulin called the Chinese exposition "The Energy of the Future, the Green Silk Road" one of the largest and most impressive in its designs and scale.
"Participation of China in EXPO-2017 will make a significant contribution to the world development of technologies and will strengthen bilateral relations between our countries", N. Nigmatulin said.
Stressing the strategic nature of the Kazakh-Chinese relations, the Speaker of the Mazhilis called the regular and constructive dialogue between the leaders of two countries - President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and Chairman of the People's Republic of China Xi Jinping - the basis for close cooperation.
"It is the phenomenon of the strong and responsible political leadership that is a reliable foundation of achievements and victories, both in Kazakhstan and in China. And it is important for us to strengthen cooperation between our countries and peoples, implementing the policy of the Heads of our States", N. Nigmatulin said.