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Video Digest: Main Events of the Week No. 103

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September 25 the Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev chaired a regular meeting of the Government in Ukimet Uyi. The issues of the local police service’s work, progress in the implementation and updating of the Program for the Development of Regions until 2020, as well as the digitization of the agro-industrial complex were discussed.

September 26 in Ukimet Uyi the Prime Minister Sagintayev held a meeting on the execution of instructions from Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev given in the Address to the People of Kazakhstan, the Nation’s Plan, the Five Social Initiatives, as well as at the enlarged meetings of the Government, the Security Council, the opening session of the Parliament and during the trips to the regions.

September 24 in Ukimet Uyi, a presentation of bills on improving the administrative and territorial structure of the country took place.

Tuesday, September 25 Sagintayev held a meeting of the Commission under the President of Kazakhstan on Digitalization. The issues of the development of digitalization in the industry and the fuel and energy sector of the country were discussed.

Wednesday, September 26 in Ukimet Uyi Sagintayev chaired a meeting of the Council on Economic Policy.

Thursday, September 27 in Ukimet Uyi Sagintayev met with the Head of the Citigroup Capital Markets Division Ken Robins.

The same day Sagintayev chaired a meeting of the National Commission for the translation of the alphabet of the Kazakh language into the Latin script.

Also Thursday, a meeting of the Board of Directors of Kazakh Invest JSC was held.

September 27, the Director General of the World Trade Organization Roberto Azevedo arrived in Astana to participate in the High-Level Forum on Trade and Investment Facilitation. In Ukimet Uyi Bakytzhan Sagintayev held a meeting and discussed with Mr. Azevedo the issues of further expansion of the WTO and the active integration of Kazakhstan into the multilateral trading system.

September 28 the High-Level Forum on Trade and Investment Facilitation for Development: Eurasian View was held in Astana, organized by the Ministry of National Economy in partnership with the WTO group Friends for Development Investment Facilitation. Prime Minister Sagintayev, WTO Director General Azevedo, as well as world-class experts from 40 WTO member countries and WTO observer countries (from the CIS, Asia, Eastern Europe and the Middle East) took part in its work.

The working week ended with a meeting held in the Ukimet Uyi on topical issues of the country’s health care system and improving the quality of medical services for the population under the 2016�2019 Densaulyq State Healthcare Development Program.

Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan

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