President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev holds an enlarged meeting of the Government of Kazakhstan on the country's key socio-economic development issues.

"Current world economic situation requires our increased attention," Nursultan Nazarbayev told addressing the enlarged Cabinet meeting in Astana.

It focuses on the main socioeconomic development issues of the country. 

Those attending are all the members of the Government of Kazakhstan, governors of all the regions, mayors of Astana and Almaty cities.

Addressing the enlarged Cabinet meeting started today in Astana, the Head of State noted that more than three months have passed since the appointment of the new PM and it is time to sum up some results.

"We have gathered to sum up the results of our work done since the beginning of the year and map out plans for the future to withstand maturity of economy and prevent reduction in indicators," Nursultan Nazarbayev said. 

As the President noted, the Government takes measures and it has done a lot to realize goals outlined in the strategic documents.

"The National Fund of Kazakhstan forwarded KZT 50,5 bln to small and medium-sized enterprises," said Vice Premier of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev at today's Cabinet meeting under the chairmanship of President Nursultan Nazarbayev.

"The Government took measures to ensure the country's economic growth and large-scale business support," he added.

For the purpose of efficient and transparent application of the funds of the National Fund framework agreements were signed with four international organizations such as the World Bank, IBRD, ADB and IDB on institutional and financial support of priority programs to the amount of USD 7 bln.

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev charged to close down all the unorganized markets across the country.

"There are hundreds of markets with insanitary conditions around the country. It is necessary to build good closed shopping centres. Governors should quickly grant grounds, include them into the free economic zone, exempt from taxation and shut up all the unorganized markets. No one should suffer in the process," the Head of State stressed.

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has charged today to build an airport for Kenderli resort in the Mangystau region and a desalinating plant.

"It's a very beautiful place. We need to build a flying field. It is essential to attract Kazakhstani investors and transfer the management to some large tour operator. There is a sea in the region and we should make use of it," the President said at meeting.

According to CEO at Samruk Kazyna National Welfare Fund JSC Umirzak Shukeyev, it is planned to construct two hotels for 1,500 people in two years.

"Development Bank of Kazakhstan funds almost half of the projects of the Industrialization map," Baiterek Managing Holding CEO Kuandyk Bishimbayev told at today's Government meeting in Astana. 

"Jointly with the Industry Ministry we are working at the list of the projects for the next five-year plan. We have selected 50 out of 340 proposed projects. The final list will be submitted to the Government September-October this year," he added.


Published: 06 August 2014



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