At an extended meeting of the board of the Ministry of Culture and Information of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the head of the Ministry Aida Balayeva summarised the results of work done in 2023 and announced plans for 2024.
In Kazakhstan at the end of 2023, budget execution amounted to 100%. Realization of all accepted obligations of the state, first of all social ones, was ensured.
Cultivation of marketable fish in Kazakhstan in the next 7 years is planned to reach 270 thousand tons per year, domestic consumption of products from it to increase to 134 thousand tons. This was announced by Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources Yerlan Nysanbayev at a press conference at the site of the Central Communications Service.
On July 5, the main Unified National Testing was completed in Kazakhstan. The exam for schoolchildren was held in electronic format on the principle of "1 computer - 2 cameras - 1 test taker". Details on how the testing was held, told at a briefing in the SCC Vice-Minister of Science and Higher Education Kuanysh Ergaliev and Director of the National Testing Center of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan Ruslan Yemelbaev.
On 7,8,9 June, the Russian city of Sochi hosted major international events - meetings of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council and CIS Council of Heads of Government, a plenary session of the Third Eurasian Congress, the exhibition "Eurasia - Our Home" and the opening of the second EAEC and CIS Youth Forum. The programme for the three days was rich.
On May 18, the main unified national testing began in the schools of Kazakhstan. It will last until July 5. As reported in the Ministry of Science and Higher Education more than 166 thousand applicants submitted 305 thousand applications including two attempts.
The Central Communications Service under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan held a briefing on the development of electronic public services. The briefing was attended by Deputy Ministers of Labor and Social Protection of Population Yerbol Ospanov, of Digital Development, Innovation and Aerospace Industry Asset Turyssov, and of Justice Bekbolat Moldabekov.
On the platform of the SCC Deputy Minister of Agriculture of Kazakhstan Abulkhair Tamabek told about the progress of preparations for the spring field work.
A plenary session of the forum with the participation of the heads of government of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) member states was held in Almaty on 3 February. The main topic of discussion was the development of sustainable digital infrastructure and new technologies in telecommunications.
During the first 11 months of 2022 in Kazakhstan the total mortality rate decreased by 30% (29.7%) compared to the same period of the previous year. One can also note the reduction of mortality from circulatory system diseases by almost 34% (33.7%), cancer by 8% (8.3%), mortality from respiratory diseases by 1.7 times, and mortality from tuberculosis decreased by 12.5%. These data were reported by Health Minister Azhar Giniyat at the Ministry of Healthcare's Board meeting held today, January 10.