The Head of State was briefed on the ministry’s current activities, as well as the process of working out a new Environmental Code. The Minister reported on measures taken to develop geology, conserve water resources, and protect forests and wildlife.
The President of Kazakhstan pointed to the need to solve the problem of solid household waste. In particular, it is necessary to bring landfills in compliance with environmental and sanitary requirements, as well as to increase the investment attractiveness of the sphere of export and processing of solid household waste.
According to Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, the issues of water and plant protection, combating poaching and illegal logging should be under special control.
In addition, the Head of State urged to improve the population’s ecological culture and attract volunteers to work on environmental protection.