The problems of dilapidated buildings of medical institutions in Western Kazakhstan were studied by Senator Lyazzat Rysbekova

Senator Lyazzat Rysbekova met with residents of the West Kazakhstan region, healthcare workers and deputies of the regional maslikhat.

The deputy got acquainted with the state of the existing district clinic in the Terektinsky district, where equipment wear reaches 100%, and the building itself was built in the 50s of the last century and now needs to be repaired and updated. The senator noted that she intends to raise the issue of allocating funds for the construction of a new building of a medical facility at the republican level.

“ Given the current situation, it is necessary to build new social facilities and assist in resolving issues of supporting financing in the form of targeted transfers from the republican budget ,” Lyazzat Rysbekova emphasized.

Also at a meeting with deputies of the regional maslikhat, the senator discussed the construction of a new building for the provision of special social services, modular fire stations in the Terekinsky district and the Baiterek district. In addition, the senator, together with the deputies, also discussed issues related to providing housing for those on the waiting list.

And during the meeting with the regional akim Nariman Turegaliyev, Lyazzat Rysbekova focused the attention of the head of the region on the paramount importance of resolving issues affecting the social well-being of local residents.

Source: Mazhilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Ryskali Abdikerov discussed the problems of people with disabilities

Deputy of the Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan Ryskali Abdikerov met with the staff of a number of state bodies of the Karaganda region. During the meetings, the results of the activities of the Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan over the past year, the changes made to the Constitution, and the implementation of the Message of the President to the people of Kazakhstan dated September 1, 2022 were discussed.

In addition, the meeting participants discussed topical issues in the field of social protection of citizens and the provision of personal assistant services to persons with disabilities.

Thus, it was noted that at present, persons with disabilities are raising questions regarding the Social Code, which provides for restrictions for persons who have reached retirement age.

The senator assured that all problematic issues will be taken into account and worked out with the relevant state bodies in the course of legislative activities.

Source: Mazhilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Senators met with residents of the Turkestan region

Senator Ali Bektaev visited the Saryagash district of the Turkestan region, where he met with farmers, elders, youth, maslikhat deputies and representatives of public organizations.

The participants of the meeting discussed the urgent problems of rural settlements, state support for farmers, shortage of coal, the need to revise agricultural loans, low wages for workers and the difficulty of agricultural producers selling their products.

After listening to all the existing problematic issues, the senator noted that he would study them and use them in further legislative activities. In addition, the deputy spoke about the work done by the Senate in 2022, the laws adopted, changes in the work of the Parliament and the political and economic reforms being carried out in the country.

“ In 2022, a new period began for our country. As part of the Constitutional reforms initiated by the President, the roles and influence of the Houses of Parliament have increased. At the same time, this expands the opportunities for citizens to participate in the governance of the country and affects the strengthening of human rights protection ,” Ali Bektayev noted.

In addition, Ali Bektaev and Alimzhan Kurtaev met with residents of the city of Arys. During the meeting with the population, a number of important issues were raised, in particular the need to stabilize food prices and set marginal prices for them, as well as improving the quality of life of rural residents and providing them with housing.

Source: Mazhilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Issues of agricultural development were discussed by Duisengazy Musin with agrarians of East Kazakhstan region

Member of the Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan Duysengazy Musin visited the East Kazakhstan Agricultural College, where he got acquainted with the material and technical base of the educational institution, and also discussed with teachers the issues of improving the quality of training and advanced training of teachers.

Also, the senator visited the regional branch of LLP “Scientific and production center of fisheries”. During the meeting with the staff of the center, the problems of scientific support for the development of fisheries, the low level of material and technical equipment and financing of the enterprise were voiced.

In turn, the parliamentarian informed the employees of the enterprise about the announced deputy request, as well as about the meeting of the deputies of the Senate Committee on Agrarian Issues, Nature Management and Rural Development with the leadership of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Kazakhstan, concerning the problematic issues of the development of the country’s fishing industry.

Duysengazy Musin also focused the attention of the meeting participants on the fact that one of the key priorities of the Senate is the development of the regions, in this regard, the issues voiced by the villagers will be carefully studied by the senators and worked out during the working meetings of the relevant Committee.

“Deputies of the Senate intend to actively protect and promote the interests of the regions of our country. We, as senators elected from the regions, see and know what problems exist in a particular area. Our task for the coming period is to deal with those issues that concern the residents of cities, regions and villages of our country. Throughout the past year, Parliament has been focused on improving legislation, including the adoption of many important constitutional laws. All this should help improve the socio-economic situation in Kazakhstan ,” Duisengazy Musin said.

Source: Mazhilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan

298 children born in Kyrgyzstan on New Year’s Eve

297 births were accepted, 298 children were born in Kyrgyzstan, in the period from 20:00 on December 31 to 08:00 on January 1.

According to data of the Ministry of Health of the country, 165 of them are boys and 133 are girls.

Source: Kyrgyz National News Agency

Sadyr Zhaparov congratulates Orthodox believers on Christmas

President of Kyrgyzstan Sadyr Zhaparov today, January 7, congratulated the Orthodox people of Kyrgyzstan on Christmas.

In his congratulatory message the head of state said that these wonderful, beloved holidays are associated with special traditions passing from generation to generation, a sincere belief in the fulfillment of cherished desires.

“For more than thirty years of independence, with the strength of our multi-ethnic and multi-confessional people, we have strengthened our statehood, I believe that we will become a single and strong community on the path to creating a civic identity “Kyrgyz zharany”.

The Orthodox Church, along with Islam and other confessions, has played an important role in shaping the character of our citizens. And today it is our reliable partner in social welfare, works of mercy and education.

May these wonderful winter days bring harmony and mutual understanding, prosperity, words of love and children’s laughter to your homes and families. May the Christmas light and hope live in your hearts and inspire good deeds and creative work for the sake of well-being and prosperity of our Kyrgyzstan all year long.

I wish you all health, joy, success and happiness,” the congratulation says.

Source: Kyrgyz National News Agency

Construction of Kambarata HPP-1. Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan sign road map

Ministers of Energy of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan – Bolat Akchulakov, Taalaibek Ibraev and Zhurabek Mirzamakhmudov signed a roadmap for the construction of the Kambarata HPP-1.

The press service of the Ministry of Energy of the Kyrgyz Republic said that the meeting of the parties was held in Bishkek. The ministers agreed on the implementation of the project in compliance with the comprehensive interests, as a result of which they signed a document. The heads of the ministries of energy of the three republics agreed on the main conditions for the implementation of the project and outlined the next steps for the timely commissioning of the power plant.

The timing of commissioning will be determined after the development of a feasibility study, but preparations for the start of construction of the facility are already underway today, the press service of the Ministry of Energy added.

According to the agency, as part of the preparations, tracks are being laid and a bridge is being built, as well as power lines and construction sites are being prepared.

The capacity of the power facility will be 1860 megawatts, which allows Kyrgyzstan to solve the problem of electricity shortages. The work of the HPP will be controlled by a joint venture of Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, which provides electricity to the countries of Central Asia and stabilize the water supply of the region. All parties supported this decision.

Source: Kyrgyz National News Agency

Turkmenistan reveals total volume of non-cash payments

The total volume of non-cash payments in Turkmenistan under the “Digital Commerce” system from January through November 2022 amounted to 541.69 million Turkmen manats ($154.6 million), Trend reports citing the Business Turkmenistan news agency.

During the specified period, the total amount of payments through the “Mobile Bank” system amounted to 12.4 million Turkmen manats ($3.5 million), and through the “Internet Bank” system – 1,5 million Turkmen manats ($428,100).

During the reporting period, the total non-cash turnover on bank cards in Turkmenistan amounted to 12.9 billion Turkmen manats ($3.68 billion).

Turkmenistan’s financial sector is constantly expanding. In particular, mobile applications are being introduced to pay for various services and goods, the number of transactions is increasing, and payment methods through bank terminals are being offered.

Source: Kyrgyz National News Agency