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Government discussed establishment of International Centre of “green” technologies in Astana

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by November 20, 2016 Health

The meeting heard reports of the working groups for the implementation of the Action Plan for the transition to “green” economy for 2013-2020. The Minister of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan K. Bozumbayev, Minister for Investment and Development of Kazakhstan Zh. Kassymbek and First Deputy Minister of Agriculture K. Aituganov attended the meeting, reports primeminister.kz.

Also, the issue of establishing the International Centre in Astana, “green” technologies and investment projects were discussed. According to the concept, the main task of the center is to assist in the transition to “green” economy, support of the stable framework for the development of renewable energy and environmentally friendly technologies, strengthening international cooperation. In particular, the Center will provide interaction between countries on a transfer to “green” technologies.

Following the meeting, Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev gave instructions.

Recall, the Council for the transition to “green” economy under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan was created by the Decree of the Head of State on May 26, 2014. Chairman of the Board is the Prime Minister.

The Council is an advisory body, formed in order to monitor and evaluate the transition to “green” economy, production on the basis of monitoring and evaluation of the relevant recommendations, determining the strategy, tactics and mechanisms to implement the concept ensuring modernization of the economy on the principles of “green” and sustainable development.

Source: Kazakhtan 2050

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