Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev meets with Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev
During the meeting, the Head of State was presented a report on Government activities on implementing the Presidential Address Third Modernization of Kazakhstan: Global Competitiveness, and information on implementing state and sectoral programs for the first quarter of 2017. This was reported by the press service of Akorda.
Nursultan Nazarbayev stressed the importance of implementing previously approved development programs, and also outlined the need for quality control of their implementation.
“By the end of the first quarter, the country’s economy grew by 3%.This is the result of our programs. It is necessary to continue work in this direction and keep the indicators at a good level with the possibility of increasing them by the end of this year. The preconditions for this are present, � the President said.
The Head of State also recalled the upcoming events, which require careful preparation and control.
“Soon, Kazakhstan expects the visit of the leadership of Turkmenistan. The Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit and the world exhibition “EXPO-2017” in Astana are ahead. Along with this, we must not forget the main goals of the country’s further development, � Nursultan Nazarbayev said.
In addition, the President of Kazakhstan noted the importance of implementing tasks set in the program article “Outlook on the Future: Modernization of Public Consciousness.”
The Head of State, stressing the Government’s high responsibility within the framework of forthcoming work, also tasked to involve in this process the public of our country, including representatives of the intellectuals, youth, and the non-governmental sector.
“The article “Outlook on the Future: Modernization of Public Consciousness” has been thought out for many years. Currently, a Plan is being developed to practically implement set tasks. There are projects that require funding. However, most of them will not require additional funds from the National Budget, � Nursultan Nazarbayev said.
The President of Kazakhstan drew attention to the high activity and support of the voiced initiatives by the majority of Kazakhstanis.
“Every day I receive many telegrams from the public all over the country’s regions with support for the solutions proposed in the article. Among them are various creative collectives, intellectuals, representatives of the youth, � the Head of State shared.
Nursultan Nazarbayev stressed that work on the planned areas of modernizing public consciousness should be carried out at a high quality level.
B. Sagintayev reported to the Head of State on the growth of short-term economic indicators for the first quarter. According to the Prime Minister, mining and processing sectors of the industry have reached a high level.
B. Sagintayev also informed the President of Kazakhstan on the process of preparing the Roadmap for technological modernization by the Government together with Akimats, large holdings and companies.
Following the meeting, the Head of State gave a number of specific instructions.
Source: Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan