the holding to manage state assets of the Republic of Kazakhstan, which is under the control of the government. It was established to improve the competitiveness and sustainability of the national economy and preempt the factors of possibly negative impact of changes in world markets on the economic growth in the country.
Presidential Club Astana —
Presidential Club Astana was established on the initiative of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbaev and represents the national brand Astana on the international sports arena. Under the banner of the professional club Astana the most successful Kazakhstan sports projects perform, namely – Professional Cycling team “Astana Pro Team”, Football club “Astana”, Hockey club “Barys”, Basketball club “Astana”, “Astana Motosports” rally-raid team and “Astana Arlans” boxing club.