At the meeting, improvement of existing environmental legislation, development of waste management strategies and competition in recycling market of Kazakhstan were discussed. In addition, the reports of the ministries on the proposals made by council members at the previous meeting of Oct. 1, 2018, were considered. The questions of creating equal conditions for investors, providing a competitive economic environment and improving the antimonopoly legislation were touched upon.
President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Kazakhstan Kenneth Mack, British Ambassador to Kazakhstan Michael Gifford, Charge d'affaires at the US Embassy Theodore Lyng, European Union Ambassador to Kazakhstan Sven-Olov Carlsson, Senior Political Analyst of the Directorate for Protection OECD Environment Peter Borkey, Coca-Cola Bottlers Kazakhstan CEO Ahmet Ertin, Resero Power Board Member T. Brown, Metro Cash & Carry Kazakhstan CEO E. Gorpe and others shared their opinions on the agenda.
Following the meeting, Bakytzhan Sagintayev instructed the interested state bodies to carefully study the proposals of the council members for subsequent implementation.
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