Last week in Astana, with the participation of the Head of State N. Nazarbayev, festive events were held dedicated to the celebration of the Day of Unity of the People of Kazakhstan.
On May 3, on the eve of the Defender of the Fatherland Day, solemn ceremony of presenting the highest military and special ranks, class ranks and state awards by the President of the country N.Nazarbayev took place in Akorda.
On Tuesday in Ukimet Uyі, the regular meeting of the Government was chaired by the Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev. Issues of export policy and measures to support exporters, protect consumers' rights, as well as digitalization of transport and logistics were considered.
On Thursday in Ukimet Uyi, the Prime Minister B. Sagintayev chaired a meeting of the State Commission for Economic Modernization.
On the same day, Bakytzhan Sagintayev held a meeting on international cooperation.
On Friday, May 4, Bakytzhan Sagintayev met with Head of the Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Kazakhstan, Traian Hristea and Executive Director, Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited (ICBC), Mr. Gu Shu.
On Saturday, May 5, the Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev chaired a meeting of the Government. The agenda included questions on the implementation of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the specification of the republican budget for 2018-2020 and on the draft of the Government's conclusion on amendments to the draft law "On Amendments and Additions to Some Legislative Acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on Improving the Activity of Internal Affairs Bodies."
Also last week on the site of the press center of the Government, briefings were held on the preparations for the XI Astana Economic Forum "Global Challenges Summit 2018." Deputy Chairman of the AEF organizing committee – Minister of National Economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan, T. Suleimenov, partner of GVA Kazakhstan, B. Stolyarov, as well as members of the AEF organizing committee, D. Dzholdaspayev, and B. Turlubekov, answered the journalists' questions.