Video Digest: "Main events of the week" No.25

20 March 2017, 11:45

The main events of the week from 13th to 18th March, 2017.

This week, on March 14th, the Prime Minister, Bakytzhan Sagintayev, chaired a regular meeting of the Government. During the meeting, issues of implementation of the State Health Development Program of the Republic of Kazakhstan "Densaulyk" for 2016 - 2019 and the draft Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan "On Amendments and Additions to Certain Legislative Acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on Social Security Issues" were discussed.

Also this week, Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev held a meeting on the organization and holding of the Astana Economic Forum.

On Tuesday, the Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev met with representatives of the Telia Company headed by President and CEO of the company Johan Dennelind. During the meeting, the prospects for cooperation with the company in the development of new industrial directions in Kazakhstan using digital technologies were discussed.

On the same day, on March 14th, the Prime Minister B. Sagintayev and the First Deputy Head of the Presidential Executive Office, M.Tazhin, arrived in the Mangistau region where they took part in the work of an extraordinary meeting of the regional maslikhat. During the meeting the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan, B. Sagintayev, read the letter of the Head of State, N. Nazarbayev, in which Y. Tugjanov was proposed for the post of mayor of the region. After the unanimous approval of the deputies, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan B.Sagintayev presented the asset of the new mayor Y.Tugzhanov in the regional mayor's office.

Also on March 14th, in the press center of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan, a traditional press conference was held on the implementation of the instructions of the Head of State given in the Address to the People "The Third Modernization of Kazakhstan: Global Competitiveness." The journalists' questions were answered by the Minister of Health, Y. Birtanov.

On Wednesday, March 15th, the Prime Minister B. Sagintayev met with the President of the Group of Companies "Tele2 AV", Alison Kirkby. During the meeting, the prospects for cooperation in the development of the telecommunications industry were discussed.

On the same day, on March 15th, the Prime Minister B. Sagintayev met with representatives of the financial community of Qatar, led by the chairman of the Central Bank of Qatar, Sheikh Abdullah Bin Saud Al-Thani.

On Thursday, March 16th, on behalf of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan N.Nazarbayev, the Prime Minister B.Sagintayev arrived with a working trip to the East Kazakhstan region. Within the framework of the visit, the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan got acquainted with the implementation of the Message of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan "The Third Modernization of Kazakhstan: Global Competitiveness" in large industry, agricultural enterprises, healthcare facilities and education in the region. The prospects for the development of the business environment were discussed
during a meeting with businessmen and heads of large industrial enterprises of the region.

During the visit, the Prime Minister visited the East Kazakhstan Technical University, met with the scientific community and familiarized himself with research projects.

Within the second day of the trip, the Prime Minister B.Sagintayev arrived in Semey, where he got acquainted with the reconstruction of the International Airport and CHP-1. The main event on the agenda in Semey was a meeting with the public on the socio-economic development of the region. During the meeting, Bakytzhan Sagintayev explained the ongoing constitutional reforms in the country and the implementation of the President's Address "The Third Modernization of Kazakhstan: Global Competitiveness."

The Prime Minister B. Sagintayev held a meeting on the issues of creating a unified procurement system on the principle of centralized service on saturday, March 18th. Proposals were submitted during the meeting of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan B. Sagintayev with representatives of domestic business in East Kazakhstan region.

On the same day, on March 18th, the Prime Minister B. Sagintayev held a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Turkey to the Republic of Kazakhstan, N. Uyanik.