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Video Digest: Main events of the week, No. 118

05 February 2019, 09:00
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The main events of the week from Jan. 28 to Feb. 2, 2019.

  • The key event of the past week was the extended meeting of the Government chaired by the Head of State, during which the results of the country's socio-economic development were reviewed and measures to ensure further economic growth were identified. A digital panel on implementation results of the Digital Kazakhstan State Program for 2018 and the data of the Situation Center of Electronic Government were presented to the President Nursultan Nazarbayev in Ukimet Uyi.
  • The same day, the Head of State held a meeting with regional akims and cities of Astana, Almaty and Shymkent.
  • Feb. 1 Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev took part in the meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council in Almaty. Heads of government delegations of the EAEU member states in a narrow and extended composition discussed topical issues of cooperation and considered specific mechanisms for simplifying trade and economic cooperation further. The meeting resulted in the adoption of a number of documents. Chairman of the EEC Board Tigran Sargisyan spoke about the meeting’s results at a press conference.
  • As part of the Council’s work, Sagintayev held a bilateral meeting with the Chairman of the Russian Government Dmitry Medvedev. The parties reviewed the implementation of the agreements concluded by the heads of the two states.
  • Almaty also hosted the international forum “Digital Agenda in the Era of Globalization 2.0. Innovation Ecosystem of Eurasia.” During the plenary session, the prime ministers of the EAEU member countries discussed the development of both national digitalization programs and the Union’s digital agenda with world-class experts.
  • Monday in Astana Sagintayev held a meeting with the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Kyrgyz Republic in Kazakhstan Zheenbek Kulubayev.
  • A meeting on the development of the country's agro-industrial complex was held the same day in Ukimet Uyi.
  • Tuesday, Jan. 29 Sagintayev met with the KIMEP President Chan Young Bang.
  • Jan. 31 Sagintayev chaired a meeting of the Board of Samruk-Kazyna Fund JSC in Ukimet Uyi.
  • Bilateral meetings were held the same day with the President of the International Paralympic Committee Andrew Parsons, as well as the President of Exploration and Production at Total Arnaud Breuillac.

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