Video Digest: "Main events of the week" No. 58

06 November 2017, 09:00

The main events of the week from October 30 to November 4, 2017

On Monday, October 30, on behalf of the Head of State N. Nazarbayev, Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan B. Sagintayev took part in the opening ceremony of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway route in Baku (Azerbaijan).

On Tuesday, October 31, a regular meeting of the Government of Kazakhstan was held under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Issues were discussed on the implementation of the State Program for Industrial and Innovative Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan for 2015-2019, the Development Plan for the Shchuchinsk-Borovoe Resort Zone of the Akmola Region for 2017-2020 and the Roadmap for Tourism Development in Astana until 2020, the use of digital technologies in mining, transport and logistics, the approval of the Interregional Scheme of Territorial Development of the Astana Agglomeration. Also, the draft Plan of Legislative Works of the Government for 2018 was presented at the meeting.

On Wednesday, November 1, Bakytzhan Sagintayev met with King of Jordan Abdullah II bin Hussein. Issues of expansion of trade, economic and investment cooperation between the two countries were discussed.

On the same day, B. Sagintayev met with Baron Eric de Rothschild. The issues of investment attraction and financial consulting were considered.

On Thursday, November 2, the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan chaired a meeting of the State Commission for Economic Modernization.

During the meeting of the Expert Council on Competitiveness, held on the same day under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister, issues of the development of the antimonopoly regulation system were considered.

Also on November 2, the Prime Minister chaired a meeting of the Council for Economic Policy. Issues of financial and currency regulation and control, as well as measures to ensure real growth of incomes of the population were discussed.

An important event in the focus of international relations was the meeting of the Council of Heads of Government of the Commonwealth of Independent States, which was held in Tashkent on November 2-3 this year. Bakytzhan Sagintayev took part in its work.

On the eve of the meeting, on November 2, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan, B. Sagintayev, met with the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, and the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan, A. Aripov.

On November 3, a meeting of the Council of CIS Heads of Government in a narrow and enlarged formats was held. As a result, a number of documents was signed.