Video Digest: "Major events of the week" No.29

17 April 2017, 10:00

The main events of the week from the 10th to 15th of April, 2017

On Monday, April 10, at a regular meeting of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan, under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan, B.Sagintayev, issues of privatization of state property and quasi-public sector in the country, as well as implementation of the Program for Productive Employment and Mass Entrepreneurship for 2017-2021 were discussed. Materials from the Government meeting can be found at www.primeminister.kz.

From 11 to 14 April, on behalf of the Head of State N.Nazarbayev, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan, B.Sagintayev, visited the United States of America on a working trip. The main purpose of the trip was to hold meetings with the leaders of the world's leading companies in the field of innovation, discuss the possibility of cooperation and their participation in the Third Modernization of Kazakhstan’s economy.

Within the framework of the visit, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan, B.Sagintayev, held a number of meetings with leaders of major financial institutions such as Citigroup, Mastercard, Berkley, Morgan Stanley, BlackRock, Goldman Sachs, and the international expert community - Moody's, Standard & Poor, Roubini, Lafahl, Fitch , Greylock Capital, American International Group, Guggenheim International, Aliance Bernstein, Public Capital Advisors, Business Council of International Understanding.

On Tuesday, April 11, the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan met with former mayors of New York Rudolph Giuliani and Michael Bloomberg.

Bakytzhan Sagintayev met with the leaders of such leading US companies as Scuareed Capital, General Electric, Grace, Robotti & Company Advisors, AGCO, AES, Black and Veatch, American Industrial Acquisition Corporation, and discussed with them directions of mutually beneficial cooperation and the possibility of attracting investments, innovations and new Technologies in the economy of Kazakhstan.

An agreement between OSI Systems, Pfizer, GE Transportation to attract investments in production of technological equipment in our country, and  Rahal Foods on the establishment of organic food production was reached.

The Prime Minister visited the offices of such leading companies as Chevron, Cisco, Tesla Motors, IBM, Pfizer, Plug and Play Tech Center, Jabil, Autodesk, Microsoft Google, Uber, Robomatter Inc., Learn Capital, Bridge West Group, Sound Hound, DFJ, Innovation Center, where he discussed issues of cooperation in the field of IT technologies, Engineering, energy, telecommunications, education, health. To expand the horizon of bilateral relations, memorandums of mutually beneficial cooperation were signed with the companies Cisco, IBM, Autodesk and GVA Capital. More information about the working trip of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Bakytzhan Sagintayev, to the USA can be found at www.primeminister.kz.

On Saturday, April 15, in Astana, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev held a meeting on improving the healthcare system within the framework of the Third Modernization. During the meeting, issues of introduction of compulsory social health insurance in the country were discussed. More information about the working trip of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev to the USA can be found at www.primeminister.kz.

On Saturday, April 15, in Astana, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Bakytzhan Sagintayev, held a meeting on improving the healthcare system within the framework of the Third Modernization. During the meeting, issues of introduction of compulsory social health insurance in the country were discussed.