Monday 09, January 2017 by Matthew Amlôt

DFM welcomes high-level delegation from Kazakhstan's Astana International Financial Centre

Dubai Financial Market (DFM) received a high-level delegation from the Republic of Kazakhstan’s Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC).

Headed by His Excellency Kairat Kelimbetov, Governor of AIFC, the nine-member delegation attended a presentation about DFM, the structure of the capital markets sector in the United Arab Emirates and DFM’s infrastructure. The visit also included a tour at the DFM Trading floor.

The AIFC delegates expressed interest in exploring the possibility of benefiting from Dubai’s experiences in implementing international best practices. The AIFC is a financial hub that will be situated within EXPO 2017 scheduled to take place in Astana between 10 June and 10 September 2017.

Hassan Al Serkal, Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Head of Operations Division of DFM said, “DFM is delighted to welcome the visiting delegation, as we are always committed to maintain strong relationships with other markets and contribute to their development and growth through sharing Dubai’s experiences and successes in various sectors, with the financial sector at the forefront. The visit represented a great opportunity to update the delegation on DFM’s superb experiences and leading initiatives that are widely welcomed by various participants in addition to emphasizing on the sound economic fundamentals in Dubai and the role of the emirate as a global financial hub and a gateway to the Middle East markets.”

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