Last week, 9 February, the Head of State N. Nazarbayev chaired an extended meeting of the Government, where the results of the last year’s work were summed up and the goals and objectives for 2018 were discussed.
On the same day, a new Minister of Labor and Social Protection of the Population was appointed by the Decree of the Head of State. Madina Abylkassymova was appointed in place of Tamara Duissenova. On behalf of the Head of the State, Bakytzhan Sagintayev introduced the new head to the staff of the ministry, and also set a number of tasks for the implementation of the instructions of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
On 10 February, B. Sagintayev held a meeting of the Government, where the measures for the implementation of the instructions given by the Head of State at the extended Government meeting of 09.02.2018 were discussed.
On Tuesday, during the regular meeting of the Government, issues of improving technical regulation, measures to support the SMEs, as well as the implementation of the principles of corporate governance in health organizations were considered. Following the meeting, a press conference was held on the improvement of technical regulation with the participation of Vice Minister for Investments and Development, K. Uskenbayev, as well as the Chairman of the Committee for Technical Regulation and Metrology of the MID RK, G. Dugalov.
Also on 6 February, Bakytzhan Sagintayev held a meeting on the development of the oil and gas industry.