Kassym-Jomart Tokayev listened to Magzum Mirzagaliyev's report on the main activities of the Ministry’s work for 2020, as well as on the priorities of its work for the coming period.
Minister Mirzagaliyev told the Head of State about the prospects of providing water in the upcoming growing season. According to him, Kazakhstan has entered a low-water cycle due to low snow reserves. In this regard, President Tokayev pointed out the importance of digitalization of water channels. Over the 5 years, 119 water channels will be digitized throughout the country.
The President was also informed about the launching of the Fishing Industry Development Program until 2030. According to Magzum Mirzagaliyev, within 10 years fish production is expected to increase from 9 thousand to 270 thousand tons.
In addition, President Tokayev was told about the state of geological exploration, ecological tourism and national parks.
In conclusion, the Head of State gave the Minister of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources a number of specific instructions.