Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Askar Mamin held a meeting with the Minister of State for Europe and the Americas at the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Alan Duncan.

The discussion focused on topical issues and prospects for the further development of bilateral trade, economic and investment cooperation.

As A. Duncan noted, Kazakhstan has all the opportunities for doing business and the necessary conditions have been created to attract foreign investment. Against the background of the UK’s exit from the European Union, A. Duncan assured that the continuity of key provisions in trade and economic relations between Kazakhstan and the United Kingdom would be ensured.

“Kazakhstan and the UK have a huge potential for building up bilateral cooperation that needs to be used effectively,” – Prime Minister A. Mamin said.

More than 850 legal entities, branches and representative offices with British involvement are registered in the Republic of Kazakhstan, among them Royal Dutch Shell, Ernst & Young and others. In order to further increase the interaction of business structures, in October of this year, another Kazakh-British investment forum will be held in London, which will attract new interested representatives of large British businesses.

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Под председательством Премьер-Министра РК Аскара Мамина состоялось заседание Совета директоров АО «Фонд национального благосостояния «Самрук-Қазына».

В ходе заседания обсуждены вопросы реализации и корректировки комплексного плана приватизации на 2016–2020 годы. Заслушан отчет по вопросам политики управления рисками Фонда и утверждены меры по дальнейшему совершенствованию системы внутреннего контроля. Кроме того, подведены итоги благотворительной работы Фонда, а также решены ряд процедурных вопросов.

Принято решение о передаче в коммунальную собственность акиматов соответствующих областных центров — АО «Международный аэропорт Атырау», АО «Международный аэропорт Актобе» и АО «Аэропорт Павлодар». Данное решение принято с учетом необходимости обеспечения транспортной доступности и мобильности населения, а также социальной значимости аэропортов для развития регионов.

Отмечено, что доходы от основной деятельности Группы компаний Фонда увеличились в 2018 году на 35%. Объем чистой прибыли вырос в 2 раза по сравнению с показателями 2017 года. Положительные производственные финансовые результаты позволили Фонду продолжить и расширить реализацию социальных программ в области здравоохранения, здорового образа жизни, медицины, образования и благотворительности.

В рамках заседания рассмотрен Годовой отчет об исполнении благотворительной программы Фонда за 2018 год. Оператором, осуществляющим благотворительность от лица Фонда, является Корпоративный фонд «Samruk-Kazyna Trust». В 2018 году Корпоративный фонд поддержал 32 благотворительных проекта на сумму более 5,5 млрд тг с охватом более 250 000 человек. Направления охватывают следующие категории: помощь людям, сообществам в социальном и медицинском секторах, развитие медиа, культурного сообщества, человеческого потенциала, укрепление трудовых отношений и инвестиции в устойчивое развитие общества, а также реализация региональной программы социальных инвестиций в регионах присутствия группы Фонда.

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The Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Askar Mamin, held a meeting with the Director General of Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation, Alexey Likhachev.

The discussion covered a wide range of issues of cooperation in the nuclear field. The interlocutors discussed current issues of the development of projects for the extraction and enrichment of uranium at Kazakh-Russian enterprises.

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Today in Ukimet Uyi, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Askar Mamin, and the Chairman of the National Bank of Kazakhstan, Erbolat Dossaev, signed an Agreement on the Coordination of Macroeconomic Policy Measures for 2019

According to the signed document, “the growth of welfare and the standard of living of the population is the main goal of the state’s economic policy.” In this regard, the achievement of this goal requires concerted actions by the Government and the National Bank to conduct effective macroeconomic policies.

Directed to implement the Address of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Yelbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev dated October 5, 2018, as well as the instructions given at the enlarged meeting of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan on January 30, 2019, close coordination and joint measures are important conditions for improving the overall macroeconomic policy of the state and contribute to the achievement of the goals of the Strategic Development Plan of the Republic of Kazakhstan until 2025.

Thus, through the signed Agreement the Government and the National Bank defined the following tasks:

Balanced fiscal policy

Effective monetary policy and measures to control inflation

Ensuring the stability of the foreign exchange market

Attracting investment and the availability of funding for the economy

Development of the government securities market

Implementation of state programs of financial support for the development of the economy

Improvement of real sector enterprises

Stability of the financial system

Reducing the shadow economy and the development of non-cash payments

Consumer protection and improving financial literacy

The Government will pursue a stable and predictable fiscal policy aimed at ensuring macroeconomic stability, reducing the dependence of budget expenditures on oil prices, and increasing the efficiency and stability of government spending. At the same time, “in the field of social policy, all budget initiatives aimed at increasing the real incomes of the population will be fully implemented”.

In the direction “implementation of state programs of financial support for economic development”, the Government and the National Bank of Kazakhstan will work together to increase the effectiveness of state support measures for the real sector, taking into account the number and scale of state programs for financing real sector enterprises.

“The Government and the National Bank will continue the implementation of the Nurly Zher and 7-20-25 housing programs. The Government will take measures to increase the supply of affordable housing. The National Bank will continue financing the 7-20-25 program. Measures for the balanced implementation of the two housing programs will provide affordable housing for various segments of the population, involving both budgetary and private sources of financing,” – the text of the Agreement states.

The implementation of the Agreement will ensure the achievement of the following indicators:

- Attracting investment in fixed assets at a level of 16.8% of GDP in 2019 and more than 30% of GDP per year by 2025;

- Bringing the share of small and medium-sized businesses to 28.2% of GDP in 2019 and 35% of GDP by 2025;

- Reduction of the share of the shadow economy by 40% over three years.

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At the Government meeting, the progress of the implementation of the Nurly Zher and 7-20-25 programs was reviewed. Presentations were delivered by the Minister of Industry and Infrastructure Development R. Sklyar, Chairman of the Board of the Mortgage Organization "Baspana" K. Altynbekov, as well as Akims of Pavlodar and West Kazakhstan regions, where there is underachievement of indicators of the State Program.

“The programs Nurly Zher and 7-20-25 are the basis of the policy of the Head of State to improve the living conditions of the population,” –the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan A. Mamin said, indicating the need to take action in the following areas.

First. Further development of housing construction.

“This year we have to commission 13.1 million square meters. Akims and relevant government agencies need to accelerate the pace of work on the allocation of land, infrastructure and utilities infrastructure, as well as support for investment housing programs,” – said A. Mamin said.

At the same time, in accordance with the instructions of the Head of State, it is necessary to observe a single architectural style in individual housing construction. This order, as the Prime Minister noted, is being carried out only in three regions: Aktobe, North Kazakhstan and Kostanay regions. In other regions, work is just beginning. In this regard, it is entrusted to intensify work in this direction.

Second. Amendments to the Nurly Zher State Program in accordance with the instructions of the Head of State.

As part of the implementation of the President’s social support measures, about 6 thousand needy large families will be provided with housing in the span of 5 years.

“From May 1, we will start the distribution of apartments to the needy, 22.5 thousand families will receive housing through a housing loan through the House Construction Savings Bank,” – A. Mamin said.

It is noted that this mechanism will be launched after making amendments to legislative acts.

Third. Increase in local content in construction up to 90%.

At an enlarged meeting of the Government, the Head of State set a goal to increase local content. Production of building materials is one of the special areas of the program of the Economy of simple things, for the implementation of which an amount of 600 billion tenge has been allocated.

“For this purpose, concessional lending and state support measures are provided. It is necessary to develop new projects,” – the Prime Minister stressed. “The use of local products has a multiplicative effect on related sectors of the economy, creating jobs.”

For example, large-scale construction is underway in the city of Turkestan, where, as noted by A. Mamin, projects for the production of building materials should be implemented. In general, it was entrusted to create similar production in all regions.

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By the Decree of the Government, Yermek Alpysov was appointed to the post of Deputy Minister of National Economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Y. Alpysov was born in 1971 in the North Kazakhstan region. He graduated from the Abay Almaty State University, I. Zhansugurov Zhetysu State University.

He began his career in 1993. Over the years, he worked in the commercial sector.

In 2004–2008 - Deputy Akim of Aksu district of Almaty region. In 2008–2012 - Deputy Mayor of Taldykorgan. In 2012–2015 he served as Akim of the city Taldykorgan.

From 2015 to 2017 - State Inspector of the Department of State Control and Organizational-Territorial Work of the Executive Office of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

From 2017 to the present, he held the position of Deputy Head of the Department of State Control and Organizational-Territorial Work of the Executive Office of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

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By Government Decree, Aidarbek Saparov was appointed to the post of First Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

A. Saparov was born in 1966 in the village of Krasnoe, Bulaevsky district of North Kazakhstan region. He graduated from the Omsk Agricultural Institute, M. Kozybayev North Kazakhstan State University.

He began his career in 1984 at the Kalinin state farm. Over the years, he worked in the private sector. In 2003–2006 - Deputy Director, First Deputy Director of the North Kazakhstan regional representative office of Prodcorporation JSC. In 2006 - Head of the Regional Territorial Inspectorate of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan in North Kazakhstan Region. In 2006–2008 - Akim of the Shal Akyna district, North Kazakhstan region. From March 2008 to April 2010 - Akim of the Magzhan Zhumabayev district, North Kazakhstan region. From April 2010 to September 2011 - Deputy Akim of the North Kazakhstan region on agriculture. From September 2011 to the present, he served as First Deputy Akim of North Kazakhstan region.

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A meeting of the Government will be held in Ukimet Uyi on Tuesday, March 19, at 09:00.

On the agenda:

- The implementation of the state housing program “Nurly Zher” and the program “7–20–25”;

- Labor regulation measures.

Following the meeting, a press conference will be held at the press center of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan with the participation of Minister of Industry and Infrastructure Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan R. Sklyar, Chairman of the Committee for Construction and Housing and Communal Services of the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan M. Zhayymbetov and Chairman of the Board of Zhilstroysberbank of Kazakhstan JSC L. Ibragimova.

Live broadcast will be available on the website PrimeMinister.kz and on Facebook, VKontakte, Twitter, Periscope and Odnoklassniki social networks, on the official YouTube channel, as well as via mobile apps for Android and iPhone.

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As part of his working visit, Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Askar Mamin held a meeting with the active core of Shymkent on topical issues of socio-economic development of the city.

Opening the meeting, the Prime Minister noted that the Decree of the Head of State gave Shymkent the status of a city of National importance. Yelbasy pays special attention to the socio-economic, infrastructural and industrial development of the city of Shymkent. In this direction, the President instructed to develop and approve a Comprehensive Development and Construction Plan for Shymkent until 2023.

“Now Shymkent is one of the leading industrial, economic and cultural centers of Kazakhstan with a million inhabitants. The Head of State at the congress of the Nur Otan Party instructed the Government and Akimats to pay special attention to the improvement and solution of problems on the outskirts of large cities of the country,” – A. Mamin said, stressing that “the Akimat of the city needs to pay more attention and immediately respond to current problems of the population of new areas and those under construction. And the main thing is to solve these problems”.

G. Abdrakhimov, the Akim of the city of Shymkent, reported on the current situation and prospects for the development of the city, taking into account the draft Integrated Development and Construction Plan for Shymkent until 2023. It is planned to build a number of socially significant and infrastructure facilities in the city. Among them, the construction of a new airport terminal, the reconstruction of the railway station, a bypass road, the renewal of public transport, the introduction of electronic ticketing. To solve the housing problems of socially vulnerable segments of the population, the project “You are not alone” is being implemented this year, within which it is planned to build houses for low-income families without their own homes at the expense of sponsors.

The First Deputy Minister of Finance, B. Sholpankulov, the Deputy Ministers of National Economy, S. Zhumangarin, Industry and Infrastructure Development – K. Uskenbayev, Energy – M. Myrzagaliyev, Culture and Sport - Y. Kozhagapanov, Agriculture - Y. Nysanbayev, Healthcare - O. Abishev, Education and Science - T. Yeshenkulov, reported on how the Comprehensive Plan’s activities contribute to the development of individual economic areas and the issues of financial support for its implementation. According to the announced information, the Plan provides for measures to further develop the city’s economy, solve housing issues, modernize housing and utilities infrastructure, provide the necessary engineering infrastructure, provide heat and gas supply, and improve the quality and accessibility of education and health services. In addition, the President of SCAT Airlines, V. Denisov, made a comment on the development of air traffic.

During the meeting, the Prime Minister stressed the enormous potential for the development of light industry in the city of Shymkent, noting that enterprises that were visited during the current working trip and located in the zones of the SEZ can prove this.

In accordance with the instructions of the Head of State, 600 billion tenge was allocated for the development of the economy of simple things, of which 400 billion tenge was allocated for industrial processing. The Chairman of the Board of Kazakhstan Industry Development Institute JSC D. Zhunusova reported on the progress of the President’s instructions in this direction.

Following the discussion, the Prime Minister instructed to complete as soon as possible all the necessary procedures for the adoption of the Comprehensive Plan. Particular attention should be paid to improving the quality of life and increasing incomes of the population.

“New social initiatives of the Head of our State “Aleumettik Qamqorlyq” are aimed at strengthening the social support of certain categories of citizens, providing housing for large families, developing regional infrastructure and implementing the special project “Auyl-Yel Besigi”, A. Mamin said, having instructed to timely provide all planned support measures.

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As part of the continuation of working visits to the regions in order to clarify the new social measures of Yelbasy “Aleumettik Qamqorlyq”, Deputy Prime Minister Gulshara Abdykalikova met with the population of the West Kazakhstan region, and conducted a personal reception of citizens, during which she familiarized herself with topical issues of local residents, including low-income families.

During the meeting with the population of the region, the new social measures of Yelbasy “Aleumettik Qamqorlyq” were discussed, in particular G. Abdykalikova informed citizens about the ongoing work to improve well-being and increase incomes of the population, as well as to strengthen measures of state support for needy segments of the population. In turn, the Minister of Labor and Social Protection of Population, B. Saparbayev, announced support for low-income and large families. Thus, from April 1, payment of targeted social assistance to children in the amount of 20,789 tenge will begin. Following the meeting, G. Abdykalikova held a personal reception of citizens and instructed the leadership of the region to work out the issues and suggestions voiced by the population.

In addition, under the leadership of the Minister of Healthcare Y. Birtanov, the working group left for Aksai, Terektinsky and Tuskala districts, where district hospitals were visited and citizens were received.

At the same time, in the city of Uralsk, the Minister of Education and Science K. Shamshidinova met with teams of teachers in schools and colleges, held a personal reception of citizens, where she answered topical questions from parents regarding improving the education system.

At the end of the first working day in the West Kazakhstan region, G. Abdykalikova held a meeting with the heads of districts, city-forming enterprises and trade union organizations, where issues of prevention of collective labor disputes, raising wages of low-paid employees were discussed. At the same time, the social responsibility of employers was especially noted, primarily on the issues of housing problems for the least well-off workers.

Earlier, the government working group visited the Atyrau region, where they also conducted outreach with the population of the region. The working group includes the Ministers of Labor and Social Protection of Population - B. Saparbayev, Education and Science - K. Shamshidinova, Healthcare - Y. Birtanov, Chairmen of the Committee for Construction and Housing and Communal Services M. Zhayymbetov, Committee for Forestry and Wildlife - K. Ryskeldinov, as well as media representatives and bloggers.

It should be noted that the working visit to the West Kazakhstan region will continue tomorrow. It is planned to visit the Peremetnoye village in Baiterek district, where the work of the Employment Center and the district PSC will be inspected. Further work of the group will continue in Aktobe region.

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