WEEKLY REVIEW: In Kazakhstan inflow of workers to rural area is stimulated, business climate for agri producers is improving and FIID second five-year plan concept is developing
October 18. KAZINFORM. ASTANA
Kazakhstan has improved budgetary legislation. The Government is preparing to implement the second five-year state program of forced industrial -innovative development. Kazakhstan extends cooperation with the Office International des Epizooties.
On Monday, October 14, the Minister of Foreign Affairs Erlan Idrissov met with Foreign Minister of Ukraine and the OSCE Chairman Leonid Kozhara. During the conversation Idrissov stressed that Kazakhstan welcomes the priorities of Ukraine in the OSCE and shares with it common approaches of the organization. Kozhara said that Ukraine, as the current chairman of the OSCE, supports all Kazakhstan’s initiatives as well as the goals and objectives outlined in the adopted Astana Declaration at the Summit in Astana, 2010.
Tuesday, October 15, Ust-Kamenogorsk hosted 1st International Congress of Rural Youth which was attended by the representatives of the rural youth of Kazakhstan and delegations from Belarus, Turkey, Russia, Vietnam, China and Korea.
On Wednesday, October 16, Almaty hold a meeting of the working staff for the preparation of the second five-year-plan concept of the industrial-innovative development. Vice Prime Minister of Industry and New Technologies Asset Issekeshev pointed out that developing the concepts there should be considered suggestions of the business community because the document will be prepared taking into account the views of all interested parties. Second five-year plan will focus on a narrow set of main industrial sectors for which funding will be distributed in accordance with the chosen priorities.
Prime Minister Serik Akhmetov on Wednesday received the Director General of the World Organisation for Animal Health (Office International des Epizooties) Bernard Vallat Following the meeting, the Minister Mamytbekov and Vallin have signed an agreement on the establishment of a subregional coordination office of World Organization for Animal Health on foot and mouth disease.
Minister of Economy and Budget Planning Erbolat Dossayev on Wednesday, speaking at a conference in the Majilis, said that it is planned to introduce penalties for violations of the budget legislation.
On Thursday, October 17, the Prime Minister chaired a meeting of the State Commission for the preparation and holding of the International specialized exhibition “EXPO-2017”.
On Friday, October 18, at the meeting on improving the taxation held in Ust-Kamenogorsk, the Minister of Finance Bolat Zhamishev reported that Kazakhstan has adopted a legal rule stating that agricultural producers are able to participate in public procurement tender for the supply of food for security forces.