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Participation in the meeting on socio-economic development

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by November 23, 2016 Business

The meeting was attended by Prime Minister B.Sagintayev, Head of the Presidential Administration A.Dzhaksybekov, Chairman of the National Bank D.Akishev, First Deputy Prime Minister A. Mamin, Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Agriculture A.Myrzahmetov, Deputy Prime Minister I.Tasmagambetov, Assistant to the President A.Smailov, Minister of Health and Social Development T.Duisenova, Finance Minister B.Sultanov and Minister of National Economy K.Bishimbayev.

During the event the main approaches to important policy documents have been given consideration.

Addressing the gathering, the President said that in September the current year relevant instructions were given at the Government’s enlarged session.

Nursultan Nazarbayev emphasized that the issues of the agricultural sector require careful consideration. The priorities of the agriculture development state program should be the increase in production volumes, increased productivity, diversification of agricultural production, food imports reducing, exports of processed products growing and agricultural cooperation development.

– Our processing plants are filled to capacity only up to 30-40%. With a view of ensuring their full-scale operation one needs raw materials and the development of agricultural cooperation is required in order to increase its supply, the President of Kazakhstan said.

The Head of the State also noted the high proportion of unproductive self-employed people.

– It is necessary to develop systematic measures to ensure productive employment of the population. It is necessary to involve the unemployed where there are jobs available. Citizens in the regions need to know about employment programs on available vacancies, the President of Kazakhstan said.

At the same time, Nursultan Nazarbayev noted the importance of professional development of rural youth and employment increase in rural areas.

During the meeting the presentations were made by the Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Agriculture A.Myrzakhmetov, Health and Social Development Minister T.Duisenova and National Economy Minister K.Bishimbaev.

Summarizing the meeting results, Nursultan Nazarbayev approved the conceptual approaches of policy documents under development and enlarged with the task to carefully consider the details, coordinating all the issues with the parties concerned.

Source: President of the Republic of Kazakhstan

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