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Astana, Kazakhstan • 15 March 2023

Digital Ministry Proposed to Open YouTube Office in Kazakhstan

YouTube's European office is considering the option

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Digital minister Bagdat Mussin met with Adam Smith, vice president of product management at YouTube, and offered the company to open a regional office in Kazakhstan, QazMonitor reports.

The minister said on the margins of a government meeting that the Kazakh side held talks with Youtube representatives in Silicon Valley regarding the expansion of the company's various services in Kazakhstan.

“I also suggested opening a local office in our country. To which [Adam Smith] replied that he will give the necessary instructions to the local European office, which supervises Kazakhstan. They will go through the proposal and give an answer later on,” Mussin said.

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