During the meeting, the Head of State was provided with reports on the state of the armed forces of the country and progress in implementing Ministry's work plan for the current period.
The President of Kazakhstan paid special attention to the implementation of social security measures for servicemen and noted the importance of continuing work in this area.
The Minister of Defense conveyed to Nursultan Nazarbayev words of gratitude of servicemen of the Kazakh army for the decision to raise wages.
In addition, Saken Zhassuzakov told the President of Kazakhstan about further steps to address the housing issue of servicemen through the use of rental housing arrangements and the system of housing savings.
The Defense Minister also provided the President with the information about the material and technical equipment of country's armed forces and the work carried out on military-patriotic education of youth during 2017.
Following the meeting, Nursultan Nazarbayev gave a number of specific instructions.