Bakytzhan Sagintayev: explanations on the situation on the market of fuels and lubricants in Kazakhstan are not accepted

10 October 2017, 11:45

Today during the Government meeting Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev raised the issue of the situation in the fuel market in the country and took a number of disciplinary measures against those responsible for fuel shortages.

Bakytzhan Sagintayev noted that there is a deficit in the regions, gasoline is sold at limits and coupons, resulting in a price increase. In this regard, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan heard the reports of the Minister of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kanat Bozumbayev and the Chairman of the Board of KazMunaiGas NC JSC Sauat Mynbayev.

Bakytzhan Sagintayev stressed that he considers the explanations given with reference to the increase in the share of imports and the exchange rate difference as evasion from the direct job duties and responsibilities.

The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan stressed that due to the fact that the President of the country takes disciplinary measures against the members of the Government, today the President of the country will be introduced the application to reprimand Minister of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kanat Bozumbayev.

At the same time, disciplinary decisions on Vice Ministers are the prerogative of the Prime Minister. Therefore, regarding the Deputy Minister of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan Asset Magauov who is in charge of this site, a decision was made to relieve him of his post. The Office of the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan was instructed to prepare an appropriate order.

The Chairman of the Board of Samruk-Kazyna JSC Umirzak Shukeyev was instructed in due course to take measures to impose a disciplinary penalty in the form of a reprimand to the Chairman of the Board of KazMunaiGaz NC JSC Sauat Mynbayev for improper performance of his duties, and take measures to terminate the powers of the First Deputy Chairman of the Board KazMunaiGas NC JSC Daniyar Berlibayev for improper performance of duties.