July 21, 2021, a meeting on research cooperation in the field of astronomy was held. The meeting was attended by employees of FAI, Nazarbayev University and researchers from the Physics and Technology Faculty of al-Farabi Kazakh National University. In the process of discussing on the future prospects, special emphasis was placed on the development of the Academician T.B. Omarov Assy-Turgen Observatory as a platform for joint work in the field of observational astrophysics. Within the framework of the meeting, a field trip was organized to Assy-Turgen to familiarize the participants with the current equipment of the Observatory and the progress of work on expanding the instrumental base.