On 27 January 2020, bilateral meetings and a roundtable of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev with the heads of large Arab companies took place during the official visit of the Head of State to the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi. Over 40 large Arab companies participated in the roundtable.
During the event, the participants signed a number of commercial documents. These include the Memorandum for construction of a private school for 1000 students in Nur-Sultan between Samruk-Kazyna Invest and GEMS Education.
For reference: GEMS Education is the largest operator of schools with twelve-year education in the world. Currently, GEMS educates more than 250,000 students from more than 176 countries in 13 countries, in schools that are known for their adventurous combination of high standards, innovation and amazing student performance. Today, GEMS operates more than 250 schools around the world with highly qualified teaching staff.
Over the past 5 years, GEMS graduates have been enrolled in more than 1,000 universities in 53 countries, including: 8 Ivy League universities in the USA, 24 Russell universities in the UK.
Telegraph has called GEMS Education "one of the top 10 companies that can change the world."