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Video Digest: Main Events of the Week, No. 111

26 November 2018, 19:58
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The main events of the week from Nov. 19 to 24, 2018.

  • Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev chaired a regular meeting of the Government Nov. 19 in Ukimet Uyi. The implementation progress of the Nurly Zhol State Program for Infrastructure Development for 2015-2019, energy efficiency and energy saving measures were reviewed.
  • Nov. 20-21, on behalf of the Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev, the Prime Minister Sagintayev made a working visit to the Republic of Singapore.
  • Within the framework of his working trip, Sagintayev took part in the Kazakhstan-Singapore business forum. Between the business structures of the two countries, an exchange of views took place on a wide range of issues of expanding trade and economic cooperation, developing priority areas of integration and implementing promising investment projects.
  • Following the results of the business forum, an intergovernmental agreement on the promotion and mutual protection of investments and other commercial documents on cooperation were signed.
  • During the meeting with the Prime Minister of Singapore, Lee Hsien Loong, issues of deepening and expanding bilateral trade and economic cooperation were discussed.
  • The Prime Minister Sagintayev also held a number of meetings with representatives of the Singaporean business. Among them are Chairman of the Meinghardt Group Shahzad Nasim, Chairman of the KinderWorld International Group Tan Tech Yong, Founder of Barrington Capital Partners Lim Ren Tse.
  • In addition, Sagintayev visited a number of organizations in Singapore, including the HDB Housing Office, A *STAR Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Biopolis Research Center, Fusionopolis startup hub, Modelfactory @ SIMTech sample factory.
  • Nov. 22, on behalf of the Head of State Nazarbayev, the Prime Minister Sagintayev paid an official visit to the People's Republic of China.
  • Sagintayev held meetings in Beijing with President of China Xi Jinping and Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China Li Keqiang, as well as a number of working talks with leaders of major Chinese companies and representatives of expert structures.
  • In Shenzhen, Sagintayev familiarized himself with the experience of developing corporations — the world's innovative leaders, including SF Express, Tencent Holding, and Huawei Technologies, and discussed with them the possibilities of joint cooperation in the framework of the Third Modernization of Kazakhstan's economy.
  • Nov. 23 in Ukimet Uyi, Prime Minister Sagintayev chaired a regular meeting of the Board of Directors of Baiterek National Management Holding JSC.

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