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Tuesday, December 1st, 2020

The meeting was held under the chairmanship of the President of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, with the participation of akims of Nur-Sultan, Almaty, Shymkent and oblasts.


Reports of First Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Finance A.Smailov, Deputy Prime Ministers Zh.Kasymbek and G.Abdikalikova, Akim of Almaty B.Baibek and Akim of Pavlodar region B.Baukov were heard.

Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev noted the stable socio-economic situation in the country and consistent implementation of state programs, stressing the need to intensify work in some areas.

“Our First President – thanks to wise policy of the Head of State, has successfully overcome the most difficult periods, has ensured economic growth and improved welfare of the population, now we need to ensure that this is a dynamic, well-functioning and well-balanced task. – to increase the confidence and confidence in the future, “the President of Kazakhstan said.

The Head of the State is in charge of providing economic growth, attracting investments, strengthening social stability, addressing acute infrastructure and environmental problems in the regions, flood prevention, housing and communal services and social sphere, as well as preparation and conduct of spring field works. a number of tasks aimed at organizing the work.

The Administration of the President was entrusted with strict control over all assignments.

In addition, while listening to the report of the Government members, the head of state expressed his opinion on the implementation of the three-lingual language policy in the education system.

“This is a very important and complicated question, first of all I need to teach the Kazakh language and then the Russian language, it is important for our children to learn English and then learn English”, said K.Tokayev.

Earlier, former Minister of Education and Science Yerlan Sagadiyev said that more than 13,000 schoolteachers will start issuing 4 subjects in English this year.

During the meeting, the President paid special attention to the issues of budget planning.

“At the beginning of the year social expenses are growing. Secondly, there are too many extra expenses in the budget. We have to radically change our view of the budget. In the future we have to abandon unnecessary expenses, “K.Tokayev said.

The Head of State, Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev, emphasized the importance of prompt and high-quality implementation of social initiatives initiated by President Nursultan Nazarbayev. The President instructed akims to start over 40,000 rental apartments for socially vulnerable citizens this May.

Source: Kazakhtan 2050