Dubai Financial Market (DFM) received a high-level delegation from the Republic of Kazakhstan’s Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC). The delegates explored potential areas of cooperation and were briefed by senior DFM officials on Dubai’s leading position as a dynamic capital markets hub as well as DFM’s active role in further strengthening this position.
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 world-class infrastructure in line with international best practices. Furthermore, the visit included a tour at the DFM Trading floor as delegates have been updated on the innovative services provided to various market participants.
The AIFC delegates expressed interest in exploring the possibility of benefiting from Dubai’s massive 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.