First head was introduced to staff of newly created Ministry of Defense and Aerospace Industry of Kazakhstan
After introduction of the new mayor of to the members of South Kazakhstan region in Shymkent, Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Bakhytzhan Sagintayev introduced Minister Beibut Atamkulov to the staff of the newly created Ministry of Defense and the aerospace industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Astana.
“The creation of the Ministry is call of the time. President intrusted B.Atamkulov to form the new ministry. It is necessary to resolve all the organizational issues as soon as possible and to begin to implement the President’s instructions,” B.Sagintayev has said.
The main activities of the Ministry will be the implementation of the state policy in the field of defense, aerospace and electronics industries, information security in the field of information and communication, mobilization preparation and mobilization, formation and development of the state material reserve, participation in a single military-technical policy and military-technical cooperation , leadership in the field of formation, placement and execution of defense contracts.
In addition, the following functions and powers were devolved to the newly formed Ministry:
in the defense industry – from the Ministry of Defence;
in the field of space activities – from the Ministry of Investment and Development;
in the sphere of mobilization preparation and mobilization, formation and development of the state material reserve – from the Ministry of National Economy;
in the field of information security of the Prime Minister’s Office and information security in the field of information and communication – from the Ministry of Information and Communications.
Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan