Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev discussed with entrepreneurs of East Kazakhstan region the prospects for business environment

16 March 2017, 18:19

During a working trip to East Kazakhstan region, Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev held a meeting with entrepreneurs and discussed the urgent issues of further development of the business environment in the region.

During the meeting, issues of improving the system of public procurement were discussed. Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev informed the participants of the meeting that a pilot of treasury maintenance of construction contracts under state purchases will be organized in three regions of Kazakhstan. This will improve the quality of construction and increase the share of participation of domestic enterprises in the projects being implemented.

In addition, at the moment, issues of public procurement on the principle of a centralized service are being worked out, which will allow to set a clear criteria and increase transparency of procedures.

Also, the Government is developing new approaches in the sphere of procurement of the quasi-public sector, natural monopolies and subsoil use.

Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan B.Sagintayev informed entrepreneurs that an IT procurement platform will be created - a single point of access to the general needs of public and quasi-public sectors, which will allow the business to plan and organize its production efficiently.

In general, he noted that the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan is systematically working to improve the business climate and stimulate business activity. For example, work will continue to increase the local content for each system-forming enterprise in the country. Entrepreneurs will continue to provide financial and legislative support.

In addition, the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan will continue to work on deregulation and reduction of costs for business.

The meeting was also attended by representatives of the business community, including M. Bakkulov, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Almaty Ventilation Plant LLP Y. Sadykov, President of the Association of Furniture and Woodworking Enterprises A.Shmarin and Director of "ESCO" LLP.