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B.Sagintayev distributes responsibilities between his deputies and Head of the Office

by September 30, 2016 Key Issues

Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev signed a decree “On amendments to the decree of Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated August 5, 2016 “On distribution of responsibilities between Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Ministers and Head of the Office of Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan”.

In accordance with the document, the responsibilities of Prime Minister include strategic issues of economic, financial, fiscal and customs policy, state budget, information and communication, defense and law enforcement, development of oil and gas sector, state planning system, state asset management, implementation of administrative reforms, bilateral relations and international cooperation, attraction of foreign investments and improvement of investment climate, and others.

The responsibilities of First Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Askar Mamin include issues of operational management of economy and regional policy, environmental protection, use of natural resources, development of construction and modernization of housing and communal services, development of transport infrastructure and logistics, energy conservation and efficiency, renewable energy, coal, nuclear industry and nuclear energy. First Deputy Prime Minister is in charge of issues of emergency situations and mobilization works, development of defense and industrial complex, small and medium-sized enterprises, preparation and maintenance of heating season, EXPO-2017 International specialized exhibition and others. The scope of activities of First Deputy Prime Minister involve development of public-private partnerships, regulation of natural monopolies, competition and consumer protection, implementation of public policies on increasing proportion of local content at procurement of goods, works and services by organizations and government agencies, development of industry, innovation, technical regulation, electricity, geology and subsoil use, petrochemicals, information technology, tourism, export control, and others.

Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Imangali Tasmagambetov is responsible for development of education and science, health care, social policy, social policy, employment, religion, information, development of sports, culture, demographic and migration policy, coordination of implementation of the state information policy and others.

Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Agriculture of Kazakhstan Askar Myrzakhmetov supervises agro-industrial complex, land relations, water resources, forestry, animal industry and others.

Head of the Office of Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Yerlan Koshanov is in charge of issues of information, analytical, legal, organizational, protocol, documentary, material and technical and other assistance to Prime Minister, the Government leadership and others.

Source: Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan