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Labor Ministers of Kazakhstan, Russia sign a memorandum of cooperation

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by November 20, 2017 Business

Minister of Labor and Social Protection of Population of the Republic of Kazakhstan Tamara Duissenova and Minister of Labor and Social Affairs of the Russian Federation Maxim Topilin met on the margins of the Advisory Council on Labor, Migration and Social Protection of the Population of the CIS Member States in St. Petersburg.

Tamara Duissenova took part in the 30th anniversary meeting of the Consultative Council on Labor, Migration and Social Protection of the Population of the CIS Member States.

The meeting was held within the framework of the instructions of the Head of State N.A. Nazarbayev, voiced at the Kazakhstan- Russia Interregional Cooperation Forum in Chelyabinsk, namely, on synchronizing the development of professional standards, which are now launched in Kazakhstan and Russia.

Also on the creation of the Unified Integrated Eurasian Electronic Labor Exchange and on the acceleration of work on resolving contentious issues related to employee retirement plans related to the peculiarities of national systems of the EAEU member countries.

Within the framework of the meeting, Minister of Labor and Social Protection of the Population of the Republic of Kazakhstan Tamara Duissenova and Minister of Labor and Social Protection of the Russian Federation Maxim Topilin signed a memorandum of cooperation.

Bilateral cooperation became possible due to the interest of both sides in mutually beneficial and equitable interaction on a long-term and stable basis, in compliance with the norms of international law and national legislation of the Parties. The ultimate goal of joint activity is the development and strengthening of friendly relations in the social and labor sectors. The joint action plan includes several directions. Thus, the parties intend to exchange legislative and other regulatory legal acts in the field of labor, employment and social protection of the population.

One of the important items of the document is the cooperation of authorized state bodies in terms of sharing experience and knowledge in the field of labor, employment and social protection of the population. At the same time, the Memorandum is intended to strengthen cooperation between the countries in holding joint meetings, consultations, scientific and practical seminars and conferences, round tables and other events.

As the representatives of the Ministries noted, the document covers all aspects of cooperation for the effective implementation of state policy in the field of social and labor relations of the two states.

Source: Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan

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