Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Karim Massimov signed a decree "On distribution of responsibilities between Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Ministers and Head of Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan".
In accordance with the document, responsibilities of the Prime Minister include strategic issues of economic, financial, fiscal and customs policy, state budget, issues of bilateral relations and international cooperation, attraction of foreign investments and improvement of investment climate, and others.
The responsibilities of the Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev include issues of operational management of economy and regional policy, environmental protection, use of natural resources, development of construction and modernization of housing and communal services. The First Deputy Prime Minister is in charge of issues of emergency situations and mobilization works, development of defense and industrial complex, small and medium-sized enterprises, preparation and maintenance of heating season, EXPO-2017 International specialized exhibition and others.
The Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Dariga Nazarbayeva is responsible for development of education and science, health care, social modernization, social policy, employment, religion, information, development of sports, culture and others.
The Deputy Prime Minister - Minister of Agriculture of Kazakhstan Askar Myrzakhmetov supervises agro-industrial complex, land relations, water resources, forestry, wildlife and others.
The Head of Office of the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Yerlan Koshanov is in charge of issues of information, analytical, legal, organizational, protocol, documentary, material and technical and other assistance to the Prime Minister, the Government leadership and others.
The Head of the Office of the Prime Minister coordinates activities of central and local executive bodies, departments on preparation of Government's decisions, state and executive discipline, protection of state secrets and information security.
The decree states that the Ministers are personally responsible for activities of state agencies they are in charge of on implementation of strategic priorities and documents in accordance with the system of state planning of the Republic of Kazakhstan.