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Video Digest: "Main events of the week" No. 60

21 November 2017, 13:56

The main events of the week from 13 to 18 November 2017

Last week, the Head of State N. Nazarbayev held a meeting with the Prime Minister B. Sagintayev. During the meeting, Bakytzhan Sagintayev reported to Nursultan Nazarbayev about the results of the social and economic development of the country for 10 months of 2017.

On Tuesday, November 14, the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan B. Sagintayev chaired a regular meeting of the Government. Questions were considered on further measures to improve state support for agriculture, the development of electronic commerce, digitalization in healthcare and the preparations for the XXIII Winter Olympic Games in 2018 in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

November 16, the Prime Minister B.Sagintayev took part in the plenary session of the Senate of the Parliament of Kazakhstan. During the meeting, the draft law "On the Republican Budget for 2018-2020" and "On Guaranteed Transfer from the National Fund of the Republic of Kazakhstan for 2018-2020" were considered.

In Ukimet Uyі, under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister B. Sagintayev, the first meeting of the National Commission on the translation of the Kazakh alphabet into Latin script was held. During the meeting, a decision was made to create four special working groups to implement the tasks set.

On Wednesday, November 15, the meeting of the Council of the Eurasian Development Bank (EDB) was held under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan B. Sagintayev. Current and perspective directions of the bank's activity were discussed. The candidature of A. Belyaninov for the position of the new chairman of the board of the bank was considered and approved by the members of the Council.

Last week, the Prime Minister B. Sagintayev held a number of meetings with representatives of international organizations on the implementation of promising investment projects of digitalization in various sectors of the country's economy. They include meetings with representatives of General Electric, led by Chief Digital Officer, Wiliam Ruh and Huawei Technologies, led by Vice President Amy Lin.

On Friday, November 17, the Prime Minister B. Sagintayev met with representatives of Shell, headed by Chief Executive Officer Ben Van Berden.

On November 17-18, on the instructions of the Head of State N.Nazarbayev, Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev visited Zhambyl region with a working trip. During the working trip, the Prime Minister got acquainted with the implementation of state programs and tasks of the President's Address "Third Modernization of Kazakhstan: Global Competitiveness".