During the meeting, the Head of the State has been presented a report on the Cabinet’s activities to implement The Address "Third Modernization of Kazakhstan: Global Competitiveness", as well as information on actualization of state and sectoral programs for the first quarter of 2017.
Nursultan Nazarbayev stressed the importance of implementing previously approved development programs, and also noted the need for quality control of their actualization.
- According to the first quarter results, the country's economy has grown by 3%. That is the result of our programs. It is necessary to continue work in this direction and keep the indicators at a good level with the possibility of increasing them by the end of the current year. Prerequisites for that are available, the President of Kazakhstan said.
The head of our nation also recalled the upcoming events, which require careful preparation and control.
- Kazakhstan soon expects the visit of Turkmenistan’s leadership. There is the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit, and the world exhibition "EXPO-2017" in Astana. Along with that, we should keep in mind the main goals of the country's further development, Nursultan Nazarbayev said.
In addition, the President of Kazakhstan noted the importance of implementing the tasks set in "Future Outlook: Public Consciousness Improvement" Program Article.
The Head of the State, stressing the Cabinet’s high responsibility in the framework of the forthcoming work, has also instructed to involve the public of the country, including representatives of the intelligentsia, youth, and the non-governmental sector in this process.
- "Future Outlook: Public Consciousness Improvement" Article has been considered for many years. Currently, a plan is being developed for practical implementation of the tasks set. There are projects that require funding. However, most of them will not require additional funds from the republican budget, Nursultan Nazarbayev said.
The President of Kazakhstan drew attention to the high activity and support of the voiced initiatives on the part of the majority of Kazakhstan’s nation.
- Every day I receive a lot of telegrams from the public from the country’s regions supporting the solutions proposed in the article. Among them are various creative teams, intelligentsia, youth representatives, the Head of the State shared.
Nursultan Nazarbayev stressed that work on the planned areas of public consciousness improvement should be carried out at a high quality level.
Bakytzhan Sagintayev reported to the Head of the State on the growth of short-term economic indicators for the first quarter. According to the Prime Minister, the mining and processing sectors of the industry have reached a high level.
Bakytzhan Sagintayev also informed the President of Kazakhstan of the preparation process of the Government together with akimats, large holdings and companies of the technological modernization roadmap.
At the end of the meeting the Head of the State has given specific instructions.