The Head of State met with the Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev
Nursultan Nazarbayev stressed the importance of implementing previously approved development programs, and also noted 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. There are preconditions for this, “the President of Kazakhstan said.
The Head of State also recalled the upcoming events, which require careful preparation and control.
“Kazakhstan expects the visit of the leadership of Turkmenistan soon. The summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, the world exhibition “EXPO-2017″ will be held in Astana. Along with this, we should not forget about the main goals of the country’s further development,” Nursultan Nazarbayev said.
In addition, the President of Kazakhstan noted the importance of implementing the tasks set in the program article “Looking into the Future: Modernizing Public Consciousness.”
The head of state, stressing the high responsibility of the Government in the framework of the forthcoming work, instructed also to involve the public of the country, including representatives of the intelligentsia, youth, and the non-governmental sector in this process.
“The article” The course towards Future: Modernizing Public Consciousness” has been thought out for many years. Currently, a plan is being developed for the practical implementation of the tasks set. There are projects that require funding. However, most of them will not require additional funds from the republican budget,” Nursultan Nazarbayev noted.
The President of Kazakhstan drew attention to the high activity and support of the voiced initiatives on the part of the majority of Kazakhstanis.
“Every day, I receive a lot of telegrams from the public from the regions of the country with support for the solutions proposed in the article. Various creative collectives, intelligentsia, representatives of youth are among them, ” the Head of State shared.
Nursultan Nazarbayev stressed that work on the planned areas of modernization of 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, the mining and processing sectors of the industry have reached a high level.
B.Sagintayev also informed the President of Kazakhstan about the process of preparation by the Government together with the mayor’s offices, large holdings and companies of a roadmap for technological modernization.
At the end of the meeting, the Head of State gave specific instructions.
Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan