On March 15, 2023, the Chairman of the Board of Baiterek Holding, Kanat Sharlapayev, held a meeting with a delegation from Aksa Energy, one of Turkey's leading companies in the electricity generation field. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss potential cooperation between Baiterek Holding and Aksa Energy in the production and distribution of electricity in Kazakhstan.
During the meeting, the parties discussed a range of possible cooperation projects, including the construction of new energy facilities and the modernization of existing ones. The Aksa Energy representatives shared their experience in the energy industry and expressed their willingness to contribute to the development of Kazakhstan's industrial sector. Specifically, the parties discussed a project in Kyzylorda, which is expected to have a positive impact on job growth and contribute to the city's industrial development.
Kanat Sharlapayev emphasized Kazakhstan's commitment to developing the economy based on modern technologies and clean energy sources, highlighting that cooperation with Aksa Energy is crucial for ensuring the country's energy security. Sharlapayev also expressed the readiness of Baiterek Holding to consider the terms of a loan through the Development Bank of Kazakhstan to determine the further course of negotiations.
Aksa Energy CEO Cemil Kazanci expressed interest in cooperating with Baiterek Holding and investing in energy projects in Kazakhstan. Sharlapayev noted that the development of Kazakhstan's industrial sector is a priority for the state and Baiterek Holding, and the meeting with Aksa Energy is an important step towards expanding economic ties with Turkey.
Overall, the meeting with Aksa Energy was a crucial step in strengthening Kazakhstan's economic ties with foreign partners and advancing its industrial development goals.