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This year, we will move to a new stage in the development of volunteering in Kazakhstan K.Tokayev


The Head of State, KassymZhomart Tokayev, took part in the Forum of KazakhstaniRussian Youth “Volunteering a social lift of youth”, the press service of Akorda reports.

The Head of State paid an official visit to the exhibition of young people of Kazakhstan and Russia STARTUP. Also, he got acquainted with the work of the Youth Service Center in Kostanay region.

In his address to the participants, KassymZhomart Tokayev noted that this forum will allow to exchange knowledge and experience, find partners and create common goals and plans.

“Kazakhstan is a young and a youth state! Our young people are the driving force of development. The task of all government agencies is to create conditions for selfimprovement of young people and to support their positive initiatives, “the Head of State said.

KassymZhomart Tokayev said in his report that special attention will be paid to volunteer movement in our country.

“In 2016, we adopted a law” On Volunteering “, which approves the status, rights and responsibilities of volunteers and state support measures. In 2017, the international specialized exhibition “EXPO” has started to involve young people in mass volunteer movement. This year, we will take a step towards a new stage in the development of volunteerism in Kazakhstan, “the Head of State said.

KassymZhomart Tokayev focused on the main events held within the framework of the Youth Year.

The “Young Entrepreneur” program for youth business initiatives will support startups in key sectors of the economy. The problem of unemployed young people who have no work and education is solved. A special program on youth, especially young people without employment, is being adopted. Support for young professionals will be strengthened, “the Head of State said.

The President of Kazakhstan called the leaders of the volunteer movement to take an active part in solving largescale social problems in the country.

KassymJomart Tokayev also praised the contribution of the youth of Kazakhstan and Russia to the strengthening of bilateral ties.

“Direct contacts between young people of the two countries are an important condition for strengthening strategic partnership, friendship and good neighborly relations between Kazakhstan and Russia. Our countries unite not only the common history and the longest border, but also the great potential of cooperation. We continue this policy, “the President said.

KassymJomart Tokayev has proposed a number of proposals aimed at stimulating partnership between the two countries’ volunteer movements.

“First, I suggest organizing the International Volunteer Prize. The award will be awarded to the best volunteer project and will be a good support for creative ideas and projects. Secondly, I propose to discuss the possibility of establishing a permanent Volunteering Council with the participation of the leaders of volunteer organizations of Kazakhstan and Russia. It will strengthen our potential to strengthen mutual cooperation, “the President of Kazakhstan said.

In addition, during the forum, the Head of State supported the initiative of youth organizations leaders to declare 2020 as the Year of Volunteers and initiate joint archaeological and search works on historical and cultural sites.

Besides, the President of Kazakhstan, KassymZhomart Tokayev, visited “SaryarkaAvtoProm” Limited Liability Partnership.

During his working trip to the region the Head of State got acquainted with the work of the automobile assembly plant “SaryarkaAvtoProm”.

KassymZhomart Tokayev told about the development prospects of the plant and the strategy of the new production capacity formation. Then the President of Kazakhstan got acquainted with the work of a universal shop of tannery and a largescale car assembly unit (DKD).

The Head of State noted that today Kazakhstan sets up a modern hightech economy in line with the world quality standards.

The total production capacity of the plant is more than 28 thousand cars a year. The enterprise now produces car brands Ankai, MAN, JAC, HYUNDAI and Lovol.

In addition, foreign investors working in this area presented their project to the President of Kazakhstan.

In addition, the President of Kazakhstan, KassymZhomart Tokayev, got acquainted with the iKomek public reception.

The Head of the State was informed about the work of the Unified Contact Center “109 CallCenter” and the course of implementation of the project “Open akimat”.

In addition, the President of Kazakhstan familiarized himself with the work of the Center for Monitoring and Rapid Response.

According to KassymZhomart Tokayev, the experience of the iKomek Center should be widely distributed in all regions of the country.

At the end of the meeting, the Head of State met with Director of “Milk” LLP Sergei Bloky, Chief Doctor of Rudniy Hospital Talgat Kaikenov, Director of “Aluminstroy” LLP Abai Mukanov, Civil Alliance of Kostanay region “GRIN” for contribution to the socioeconomic and cultural development of the country “Public fund Chairman Dinara Utebayeva and a veteran of education Stanislav Shchegelskaya.

The President of Kazakhstan also visited the dairy farm “Olzha Sadchikovskoye”.

The head of state got acquainted with the production indicators of Olzha Sadchikovskoye limited liability company engaged in plant and animal husbandry. The enterprise supplies dairy products to Kostanay region and other regions of the country.

The President of Kazakhstan has demonstrated the possibility of using analytical and digital systems in the processing of agricultural products.

KassymJomart Tokayev also talked with agricultural producers of the region.

The head of state highly estimated the development of the agrarian sector of the region, which contributes greatly to the food security of the country.

“As in other areas, there are certain issues. But, with the help of the Government, these issues will be strengthened. As for land, who works, it belongs to the land. Second, the land is not sold to foreigners. This is my fundamental position as President “, the Head of State said.

The participants of the meeting thanked KassymZhomart Tokayev for the support rendered by the state.

Source: Kazakhtan 2050