Samruk-Kazyna JSC to Hold the Meeting with Shell Kazakhstan

Samruk-Kazyna JSC to Hold the Meeting with Shell Kazakhstan

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05 April 2024

Today, Mr. Nurlan Zhakupov, Chairman of the Management Board of Samruk-Kazyna JSC, met with German Burmeister, the Senior Vice President, Head of Shell Kazakhstan BV Concern.

The parties discussed priority areas of cooperation. Mr. Nurlan Zhakupov noted at the meeting that the development of inclusion, medicine, education, and sports have been identified as priority areas in the implementation of charitable projects by the Samruk-Kazyna group.

“Today we are one of the initiators of the establishment of an ecosystem for the development of rehabilitation care in Kazakhstan. The goal is to ensure that rehabilitation is available in the regions. In the last two years alone, we have opened 38 rehabilitation centers of various directions, including early intervention centers for children under 3 years old, centers for children with autism, rehabilitation centers for children under 18 years old,” the Head of the Fund said.

In 2024, 4 more early intervention centers, 2 centers for children with autism, 1 rehabilitation center and 1 correctional center are planned to be launched in the regions.

Mr. German Burmeister, the Head of Shell Kazakhstan BV, having noted the significance of the social projects of Samruk-Kazyna, expressed the hope for productive cooperation in implementing new projects.

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Following the meeting, a Memorandum of Cooperation was signed between Ms. Alfiya Adiyeva, CEO of Samruk-Kazyna Trust CF, and Ms. Aigul Barmenkulova, Head of Corporate Relations at Shell Kazakhstan BV.

As part of the Memorandum, a working group will be created, which will deal with the preparation of new projects, identify areas for project implementation, and provide information and administrative support for projects.

With the financial assistance of the Fund and Shell Kazakhstan BV, the OrleTECH 3.0 project is to be implemented this year. 180 people with special needs, as well as young people from socially vulnerable categories aged between 18 and 35, will be trained in popular digital professions such as AI specialist, No Code developer, UI/UX + Webmaster.

The courses have been developed considering the needs of people with disabilities and are available in Kazakh and Russian, as well as adapted in sign language to meet the needs of young people with hearing impairments. The uniqueness of the project is in a comprehensive, step-by-step development, which includes both offline and online activities.

Within the project, the issue of employment assistance to trained people is also being worked out.