Participation in presentation of Industrialization Map projects and “Altyn Sapa” and “Paryz” award ceremony
At the event the President viewed a photo exhibition devoted to the main stages of industrial development during 25 years of Independence.
During a teleconference there have been 23 direct live broadcasts with all the country’s regions, which presented existing facilities and the launch of the Industrialization Map largest projects.
The President of Kazakhstan noted that industrial development is the critical goal for the national economy.
– We are pursuing a clear-cut policy for the economic diversification and accelerated growth of non-extractive industries. The state program of forced industrial-innovative development implemented in 2010-2014 has given its results. For the first time in the modern history the manufacturing industry began to grow faster than the mining, Nursultan Nazarbayev said.
The Head of the State pointed to the ongoing sustained effort concerning the necessary infrastructure development.
– We have built up a reliable energy system, formed the transport corridors from east to west and from north to south, created a variety of routes and their complementarity. Much attention is paid to priority sectors of the manufacturing industry, such as metallurgy, chemicals, oil refining, mechanical engineering and food production, the President of Kazakhstan said.
Nursultan Nazarbayev stressed that during the years of industrialization more than 1 thousand projects worth 4.6 trillion tenge had been introduced.
– About 100 thousand permanent jobs have been created and around 30 multinational corporations from Global 2000 list have been involved. Railway machinery sector has been established from the ground up. New export commodities, among them are petroleum products, batteries, transformers, new steel products, engineering products, and more are being manufactured, the Head of the State summed up.
The President of Kazakhstan noted that in the World Bank’s “Ease of Doing Business” has risen our country to 35th place among 190 countries of the world.
At the same time, the President noted that digital technology at the forefront in a changing world.
– Due to the new global technological era the active industrialization of the country becomes a strategic priority. In general, our policy is consistent with international experience, and takes into account the current state of the economy, and global trends, Nursultan Nazarbayev concluded.
The Head of State emphasized that the large-scale industrialization, based on strong government support, is able to bring Kazakhstan among the developed countries and solve complex social issues, as well as to raise the standard of the population’s living.
As part of the event, the President of Kazakhstan has awarded “Altyn Sapa” competition special awards: “Best Industrial Project” to “AtyrauNefteMash” Board Chairman S.Tugelbaev, “Best Innovative Project” to “Himfarm” JSC Director R.Baygarin, “Quality Leader” to the ERG Board Chairman Alexander Mashkevich, and “Kazakhstan Electrolysis Plant” JSC has been recognized the winner in this category. “Paryz” Grand Prix has been given to the President of “AksaiGasService” JSC T.Shektebaev.
In conclusion, the President of Kazakhstan congratulated everybody on the upcoming holiday, the Independence Day.
Source: President of the Republic of Kazakhstan