Approval procedures for PPP projects to be simplified
The Government meeting chaired by Prime Minister B. Sagintayev discussed the execution of tasks given by President Nursultan Nazarbayev at the extended Government meeting February 3, 2017.
Recall, yesterday held and extended Government meeting, where the Head of State gave a number of specific instructions.
“The Head of State has expressed fair criticism of the slow pace of use of PPP, especially in the regions,” – B. Sagintayev said.
In this regard, the Prime Minister instructed the Ministry of National Economy to within a month make work towards further simplification of procedures.
It was instructed to expand, by the end of the first quarter, the list of standard projects in various sectors and provide full methodological support to the regions in this matter.
“At the same time the Ministry of National Economy jointly with line ministries is tasked, when considering budget requests from Akimats, to reject projects which could be implemented within the framework of PPP,” – B. Sagintayev said.
In addition, in connection with the forthcoming review of the national budget, the Prime Minister instructed the Minister of Finance B. Sultanov to go by these principles even at this stage and reject previously approved projects.
Source: Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan