The Latvia delegation attending the Astana Economic Forum from 20 to 23 May, 2014 included Ambassador Juris Maklakovs and participants from the Ministry of Transport, the Riga City Council, the Jūrmala City Council, Rietumu Banka, AirBaltic, Real Estate Expert, Green Bridge Forum Latvia and other institutions and companies.
During the Forum Ministry of Environment and Water Resources of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Scientific Research and Education Center “Green Academy”, European Union, USAID hosted the session SMART GREEN BUSINESS FORUM. Mr. Andrejs Pumpurs, Founder and CEO of Green Bridge Forum Latvia delivered an address at this session.
The forum is an excellent platform for bringing together acknowledged international experts including Nobel Prize holders to discuss and find solutions to the greatest global economic challenges.
A number of Latvia-Kazakhstan bilateral meetings also were held on the sidelines of the forum.