Thursday, 01 October 2020, 16:59:05
At the selector session of the National Commission for Modernization chaired by the Prime Minister Askar Mamin and with the participation of the Chair of the Majilis of the Parliament Nurlan Nigmatulin, the progress of implementation The Plan of the Nation "100 Concrete Steps to Implement Five Institutional Reforms of the First President - Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev" and the Address of the Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev.
Minister of National Economy Ruslan Dalenov, Minister of Finance Yerulan Zhamaubayev, Minister of Industry and Infrastructure Development Beibut Atamkulov, Minister of Agriculture Saparkhan Omarov, Minister of Education and Science Askhat Aimagambetov, Minister of Healthcare Alexey Tsoy, Minister of Digital Development, Innovations and Aerospace Industry Bagdat Mussin, Chair of the Agency for Strategic Planning and Reforms - Governor of the Astana International Financial Center Kairat Kelimbetov and others.
“The Head of State Kassym-Jomart Kemelevich Tokayev in his Address dated Sep. 1, 2020, noted the need to give a serious impetus to the reforms of Elbasy within the framework of the Plan of the Nation and the Five Institutional Reforms. This year, serious efforts have been made in a number of areas and 5 steps of the Plan of the Nation have been fully implemented. Currently, 33 steps are under implementation,” Mamin said.
To date, 13 out of 15 steps have been completed in the direction "Formation of a professional state apparatus", "Ensuring the rule of law" — all 19 steps, "Industrialization and economic growth" — 20 out of 50 steps, "Identity and unity" — 3 out of 6 steps, “Building an Accountable State” — 9 out of 10 steps.
The participants discussed the issues of activating work to attract strategic investors for the development of production and processing of milk and meat, expanding tourism and innovation clusters, integrating customs and tax systems, phasing out the state monopoly on the examination of pre-design and design estimates, improving public administration systems, education and health care, strengthening the role of public councils under state bodies and regional akimats.
The Head of Government instructed to continue active work on the full and high-quality implementation of the Plan of the Nation. Particular attention is paid to the points on increasing the volume of attracting investments, first of all, in new large projects in priority sectors of the economy, ensuring the creation of stable, new high-quality jobs.
The meeting participants also considered the implementation of clause 31 of the National Action Plan for the implementation of the Address of the President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev dated Sep.2, 2019, on strengthening the fight against overpricing and tariffs for goods and services of natural monopolists, price collusion in the markets, streamlining approaches to tariff setting.
It was noted that state bodies are carrying out systematic work to prevent unjustified increases in tariffs and prices. By the beginning of the year, the growth of tariffs and prices was restrained by an average of 0.5%, the actions of more than 600 entities that committed price collusion in the market for the production and sale of socially significant food products were prevented and suppressed.