Videodigest: "Events of the Week" No.22

27 February 2017, 12:24

The main events of the week from 20 to 26 February 2017

This week, Bakhytzhan Sagintayev took part in Security Council meeting chaired by the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev.

On Tuesday, February 21, Prime Minister of the RK B.Sagintayev held a regular meeting of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan, during which the sides discussed issues of realization of the republican budget for 2017 - 2019, readiness for the flood period, as well as changes in legislation on health issues.

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Following the results of the meeting, a press conference with the participation of Deputy Ministers of Defense T.Mukhtarov and Internal Affairs Yu.Ilin.

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On Monday, February 20, Bakytzhan Sagintayev met with the Minister of Culture of Russia Vladimir Medinsky.

On the same day, B.Sagintayev held a meeting with First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalo;  the current state and prospects of development of Kazakh-Russian trade and economic cooperation was discussed during the meeting.

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On Tuesday, B.Sagintayev held a regular meeting of the Republican Budget Commission.

B.Sagintayev met with the president of Jumore company Lou Hunsyan this week. During the meeting, the sides discussed prospects of cooperation in the development of digital technology, financial techniques and instruments within the framework of implementation of the instructions of the Head of State for the country's transition to a new model of economic growth.

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During the conversation with Managing Director for EBRD T.Maier, B.Sagintaeva discussed Kazakhstan's cooperation with international financial institutions in the sphere of housing and communal services, transport and the "green" economy.

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On Wednesday, B.Sagintayev met with representatives of business community. The implementation of the tasks of the Third modernization of Kazakhstan, including the transition to a new model of economic growth, the creation of new industries, radically improve and enhance the business environment was discussed during the meeting.

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The prospects of the Kazakh-Chinese economic cooperation, primarily in the field of agriculture and IT-industry, discussed during the meeting of B.Sagintaev with Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of China to Kazakhstan Zh. Hanhuey on Thursday, 23 February.

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A regular press conference on the implementation of the President's Address "Third Modernization of Kazakhstan: global competitiveness" was held at the Government Press Center on Thursday. The journalists' questions about the introduction of mandatory social health insurance said the Minister of Health of Kazakhstan Yelzhan Birtanov.

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On the same day ,B.Sagintayev held a meeting of the Council on improving the investment climate and cooperation with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

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On Friday, February 24, Prime Minister of Kazakhstan held a working meeting to review scientific and technological projects of local scientists and organizations that will be represented in the national pavilion of Kazakhstan at the International specialized exhibition EXPO-2017 in Astana.

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Also on Friday, the press center of the Government held a press conference on the implementation of the President's Address "Third Modernization of Kazakhstan: global competitiveness", during which the Minister of Information and Communications of Kazakhstan Dauren Abayev.

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On the same day, B.Sagintayev held a meeting with heads of the large backbone enterprises of mining and metallurgical industry. The implementation of 4.0 Industry elements in Kazakhstan within the framework of orders of the Head of State on technological upgrading of basic industries until 2025 was discussed.

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In addition, B.Sagintayev held a meeting on the further development of investment policy in the framework of implementation of the instructions of the Head of State to attract foreign investors on Friday.

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On Saturday, February 25, Bakytzhan Sagintayev held a workshop on the implementation of the President's Address "Third Modernization of Kazakhstan: global competitiveness." It was considered approaches and vision of the Ministry of Kazakhstan's transition to a new model of economic growth, as well as the implementation of an accelerated technological modernization of the economy.

On Sunday, 26 February, Prime Minister met with the CEO of the state corporation "Rosatom" Alexei Likhachev.

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