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Bakytzhan Sagintayev holds a meeting on development of rural areas

13 February 2019, 18:30

Feb. 13 in Ukimet Uyi the Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev held a working meeting on the modernization of the social environment of rural areas in the framework of the President Nursultan Nazarbayev’s Address “Growing Welfare of Kazakh Citizens: Increase in Incomes and Quality of Life.”

At the meeting, the project “Aul – El Besigi,” aimed at improving the quality of life of citizens in rural areas, was discussed. In particular, the development of the economy and the manufacturing sector, engineering infrastructure and communications, energy and environment, security, productive employment, including by creating conditions for the growth of small and medium-sized businesses in rural areas, as well as the involvement of young people in rural development and agribusiness were considered.

These measures are planned to be implemented on the basis of the current State Program for the Development of Regions until 2020. During the discussion, the approaches of the ministries of national economy, industry and infrastructure development, agriculture and akims of the regions to modernize the socio-economic infrastructure in accordance with modern standards of quality of life were reviewed.

The meeting also heard proposals from the Ministry of Culture and Sports on the further development of the tourism management system.

Following the meeting, the Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev instructed the relevant state bodies to continue work on the issues discussed and to work out in detail all the voiced proposals.

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