During the meeting, the Head of State was informed about the results of the activities of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Kazakhstan in 2017 on strengthening the country's defense capability and improving the combat readiness of the troops. This is reported by the Akorda press service.

Nursultan Nazarbayev noted that in the 25 years since its formation the army has become the guarantor of territorial integrity, economic prosperity and strengthening of the authority of our state.

“This year we approved the national security strategy, the military doctrine, the concept of the Armed Forces development, which determine the goals and tasks of the further development of the state military organization. Implementation of these documents will ensure that by 2020, the combat strength of the Armed Forces grows one and a half times through increasing the combat potential of our troops. The capabilities of special operations forces will increase threefold,” – the President of Kazakhstan said.

The Head of State also visited the cyber-defense command post of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Kazakhstan and got acquainted with the modern capabilities of cyber defense of information systems.

In summing up the meeting, the President of Kazakhstan gave a number of specific instructions on the further development of the country’s Armed Forces.


Published: 28 December 2017



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