During the meeting, Nursultan Nazarbayev thanked Adilbek Dzhaksybekov for his work as the Head of the Presidential Administration and other public positions, and also highlighted his contribution to the formation and development of the statehood of Kazakhstan.
- You all know Mr. Dzhaksybekov, who has been with me for many years. He was the first akim of the capitalcity, at all posts he worked responsibly and honestly. I wish him good health and further success, the President of Kazakhstan said.
The Head of State presented the meeting attendants with Asset Issekeshev, the new Head of the Presidential Administration.
- Asset Issekeshev was my assistant, served as a minister and a vice-premier. Over the past two and a half years of work in the main city of the country, he received a good estimate of Astana residents. He is distinguished by his active position and creative approach. Now we need such a person. When he was the capital city’s mayor, we duly held EXPO-2017 and Astana’s 20th anniversary. I am sure that Asset Issekeshev will cope with this duty, Nursultan Nazarbayev said.
At the end of the meeting, the President of Kazakhstan focused on the key role of the Presidential Administration in further ensuring economic growth and improving the well-being of the people, and outlined the main priorities of its activities for the coming time.
- The Administration faces an important task - to promote good implementation of all previously adopted government-sanctioned programs and supervise their execution. I especially would like to underscore that now it is necessary to intensify efforts in the regions; it is important to coordinate the activities of the management of all levels, help them and take joint actions, the Head of State instructed.