The main agenda of the meeting was considering the insufficient integration of the science and the production, as well as the need to develop public-private partnership system to solve this problem.
Mayor of the East Kazakhstan region D. Akhmetov and rector of the EKSTU Zh. Shaimardanov reported on research and development activities of scientific organizations and industrial enterprises of the East Kazakhstan.
Director of tantalum production of "Ulba Metallurgical Plant" A. Tsorayev, Project Managers S. Plotnikov, J. Onalbaeva, M. Dudkin, executive director of "Kazzinc" K. Vidyakin, project managers of LLP "Vostoktsvetmet" R. Bykov, G. Nurshayykova, Director of the Institute of mining A. Kondratenko, project leader A. Zhilkashinova delivered reports.
Vice-Minister of Education and Science B. Assylova and Vice Minister for Investment and Development T. Tokhtabaev commented on voice projects. The epresentatives of government agencies have noted that it is necessary to build a mechanism that is built on close cooperation in the preparation and implementation of projects and programs with ministries, executive bodies, regional technical universities and industrial enterprises.
The meeting participants noted that in conditions of the global crisis, the PPP will ensure the effectiveness of the public obligations without increasing the budget expenditures and the share of public sector in the economy.
The managing director of JSC "Baiterek" A. Kuatova, an international expert, chief regional economist of the EBRD A. Preymanis, representative of the concession projects, the director of LLP «Global Construction Technologies» G. Yata informed on the issue of the PPP principle.
Summarizing the discussion, the Prime Minister instructed the MES to collect all the problematic issues of the announced projects and submit them for consideration to the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan.