In Turkistan, Mamin familiarized himself with the progress of work to provide the population with drinking water and the modernization of irrigation networks in agriculture, and the introduction of sprinkler irrigation technologies.
The novel coronavirus has spread throughout the world and Kazakhstan has been no exception. This has been a difficult time for many, many people. Some have lost their incomes and their jobs, at least temporarily. Others have had their lives completely disrupted. In response, the government has taken many steps to protect its citizens from the infection and to help them overcome the economic challenges caused by the virus-related shutdown. In doing so, it has become a leader in the entire Central Asian region.
"There is always a problem when extrapolating an understanding from statistics. There's always questions in how those statistics are recorded and collated and in particular with COVID, there is a time lag between patients becoming infected, suffering illness from disease and succumbing to the disease".
The Prime Minister was informed about the implementation of the Comprehensive Plan for the compact development of the city of Nur-Sultan for 2019-2023, housing construction, development of engineering and road transport infrastructure, gasification of the capital, construction of schools as well as the situation with water supply to the population.
The Minister reported to the President on the execution and planning of the national budget, public procurement and treasury services, state audit, management of state assets, tax and customs administration, as well as activities to identify financial violations.
The event was dedicated to the development of bilateral cooperation in engineering, as well as the practical implementation of the agreements reached during the meetings of the President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev with German business as part of his visits to Germany in 2019 and early 2020.
The key issue on the agenda was the discussion of strategic development of the Eurasian Economic Integration for 2025. The leaders also discussed priority areas of cooperation within the Eurasian Economic Union and a proposal to grant Cuba observer status to the EEU.
President Tokayev noted that current realities have confirmed the UN’s and its institutions central role, which are at the forefront of global anti-crisis efforts. Kazakhstan fully supports the UN initiatives aimed at strengthening international security and economic recovery.
Presentations were made by Minister of National Economy Ruslan Dalenov, Chair of the Association of Meat and Dairy Union of Kazakhstan Ivan Sauer, Chair of the Council of the Kazakhstan Entrepreneurs’ Forum Raimbek Batalov, Chair of the Union of Machine Builders of Kazakhstan Meiram Pshembaev, Chair of KazakhmysCopper Bakhtiyar Krykpyshev, Chair of the Atameken NCE Ablay Myrzakhmetov.+
During the state of emergency, the country's enterprises worked stably, and the manufactured products were freely delivered to retail outlets, as evidenced by store shelves where products are available in sufficient quantity and assortment.
The prime minister visited the state historical, cultural and literary memorial reserve-museum of Abay, Zhidebay-Borili, where he got acquainted with the course of restoration work of the memorial complex Abay-Shakarim and examined the museum, house of Abay.
The deputies of the Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan earlier passed the Law «On amendments to some legislative acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the issues of state of emergency». The bill was developed pursuant to the Decree of the Headof State «On measures on provision of the socioeconomic stability».
In the Altai region, the head of government familiarized himself with the structure of sown areas and the course of spring field work of Altai Niva LLP, the construction of the Turgusun hydroelectric station, as well as the functioning of the stroke and cardiocenters of the Altai inter-district hospital.