KAZAKH PRESIDENT MET WITH NEWLY APPOINTED FINANCE MINISTER
The President of Kazakhstan has received Minister of Finance Yerulan Zhamaubayev, Strategy2050.kz reports citing Akorda’s press service.
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev heard Yerulan Zhamaubayev’s report on the main directions of the Ministry of Finance activities.
In particular, the Minister reported to the President on the execution and planning of the national budget, public procurement and treasury services, state audits, state assets, tax and customs administration, as well as activities to identify financial irregularities.
The Head of State pointed out the need for quality work to counter the shadow economy, increase tax collection, streamline budget procedures, improve the quality of public services, and comply with debt restrictions.
In conclusion, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev gave a number of specific instructions on tax and customs administration, improving legislation in the sphere of public procurement and the budget process.
Source: Kazakhtan 2050