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Abdykalikova: Kazakhstan entered qualitatively new stage in implementation of anti-corruption policy

by December 8, 2016 Legal

Secretary of State Gulshara Abdykalikova took part in the international conference “Practical experience in the implementation of new anti-corruption mechanisms: achievements and international cooperation”, the press service of Akorda informed.

In her welcoming speech the Secretary of State noted that the conference was taking place on the eve of the 25th anniversary of Independence of Kazakhstan.

“Over the years our state took the extensive measures to combat corruption. Nowadays Kazakhstan has reached a qualitatively new stage in the implementation of anti-corruption policy, the content of which is defined in the “Kazakhstan-2050” Strategy, the National Plan “100 concrete steps” and the Anti-Corruption Strategy for 2015-2025″, she said.

G. Abdykalikova stressed that the President of Kazakhstan has taken a firm line on the strengthening of the measures to combat corruption.

The Secretary of State noted that Kazakhstan is taking consistent steps to establish the appropriate international standards of the anti-corruption mechanisms. The new law “On Combating Corruption” was introduced into the practice of a wide range of legal instruments such as the anti-corruption monitoring, the system analysis of the risk of corruption, anti-corruption education.

G.Abdykalikova also stressed the importance of strengthening of the international cooperation. Kazakhstan is a member of the United Nations Convention against Corruption, Association of anti-corruption agencies, the Istanbul Action Plan to combat corruption of the OECD and other international organizations.

In conclusion, the Secretary of State expressed confidence that the conference will contribute to solving the pressing issues of combating corruption, and expressed ideas and recommendations will find their practical implementation.

Source: Kazakhtan 2050