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  • Implementation of tasks given at expanded government session by Head of State in focus 23 July 2019 2019 The Kazakh Government has approved an action plan to implement the tasks of the Head of State given at the 15 July 2019 expanded Government session. These tasks center on raising the wellbeing of the people and enhancing the economy.
  • The Head of State makes amendments to some presidential decrees 22 July 2019 2019 The head of state signed a decree on the “formation of the National State Institution “Central Communications Service” to the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan and amendments to some presidential decrees”. There have also been appointments, the press service of the head of state informs.
  • Kazakh President signed order to found National Public Trust Board 18 July 2019 2019 Head of state Kassym Jomart-Tokayev signed an executive order approving regulations and membership of the President’s National Public Trust Board, the Akorda press service informed.
  • EAEU countries seek to foster mutual trade 17 July 2019 2019 Kazakhstan-EAEU relations progressed in a systemic way in 2018, resulting in the trade turnover of $19.1B, up by 10.1 per cent compared to $17.4B in 2017, the recent report suggests.
  • How and where to get work permits for foreigners in Kazakhstan 11 July 2019 2019 Kazakhstan has improved its position in attractiveness for foreign migrants, rising from the 129th to the 77th place in the last five years. One of the factors of Kazakhstan's attractiveness is the opportunity to find a job. Kazakhstan has 17 Migration Service Centers, regulating foreigners’ working process within our country. Read more about the activities of the Centers in the review by the Information Agency.
  • Economics of simple things: number of approved projects nearly doubles 09 July 2019 2019 The program of preferential crediting runs as part of the economics of simple things acclaimed in the address of Yelbasy (Leader of the Nation) to the people of Kazakhstan “Growing welfare of Kazakh citizens: increase in income and quality of life” to handle development of small- and medium-sized entrepreneurship and employment, thereby creating new jobs. Read more below.
  • Kazakh President kicks off Capital Day celebration 05 July 2019 2019 Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev took part in a solemn ceremony of raising the main flag of the nation, out of a tradition of kicking off celebrations dedicated to the Day of the capital, Akorda’s press service informed.
  • Kassym-Jomart Tokayev met with EBRD President 04 July 2019 2019 The Head of State met with President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Suma Chakrabarti, the press service of Akorda informed.
  • New agreements between Kazakhstan and Afghanistan: joint bank and direct flights 04 July 2019 2019 On June 25, 2019, business and official people of Kazakhstan and Afghanistan gathered in Kabul, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, to participate in an annual trade and economic mission. The most actual issues discussed were creation of a joint bank for businessmen and opening of direct air flights between two countries. To know more about the potential of trade and economic cooperation between Kazakhstan and Afghanistan, we interviewed Deputy Chairman of Kazakhstan’s Chamber of International Commerce Nuraly Bukeikhanov. Read more on the website of the Information Agency.
  • AIFC Court and International Arbitration Centre are officially open 02 July 2019 2019 2 July 2019 has seen the opening of the AIFC Court and the International Arbitration Center (IAC) building joined by Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev and other senior officials of the AIFC, including AIFC Governor Kairat Kelimbetov, Chairman of the AIFC Court Lord Harry Kenneth Woolf, IAC Chairwoman Barbara Domann QC, Chairman of the Astana International Campus (AIC) and Registrar and Chief of Staff of the AIFC and IAC Court Christopher Campbell-Holt.
  • Head of the Presidential Administration appointed 28 June 2019 2019 The Head of State signed a decree appointing Krymbek Kusherbayev as a head of the Presidential Administration of Kazakhstan, the press service Akorda reported.
  • Health Ministry: Kazakhstan to halve hospitals’ number, no beds’ number cut 26 June 2019 2019 The Kazakh Health Ministry and the Organization for Economic Development and Co-operation scrutinized the health care system of Kazakhstan in various areas, specially focusing on the infrastructure and the hospital sector as well back in 2017. The outcome was quite anticipated as the wide spread of single-industry hospitals, which fall short in today’s health technologies, quality medical services, rentability, was observed.
  • Tokayev instructed to take measures on reducing debt burden 26 June 2019 2019 President of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, instructed to take measures in order to reduce the debt burden on citizens who found themselves in a difficult life situation, having signed a corresponding decree, the press service of Akorda informed.
  • Kazakhstan rolls out 3-tier national system to better meet demand for personnel 24 June 2019 2019 Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Population has embarked on implementing the First Kazakh President’s tasks to revise and increase amounts of address social assistance, salaries as well as pensions. For the time being, positive changes have been showing up, including the increase in address social assistance, benefits for multi-children or low-paid families, salaries of staff from civil service sectors. Read the article below for more.
  • Kassym-Jomart Tokayev approved implementation plan for his election platform 21 June 2019 2019 President of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, inked a Decree approving the Action Plan for the implementation of his election platform, “Wellbeing for all! Continuity. Justice. Progress” and proposals received from the Kazakh citizens during the national action “Bіrge”, the press service of Akorda informed.
  • Tokayev: Aibyn is the unique platform for young people 19 June 2019 2019 The President of Kazakhstan - the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces took part in the opening of the 5th Republican Military-Patriotic Youth Assembly “Aibyn”, the press service of Akorda reported.
  • President Tokayev receives Nur-Sultan’s Mayor 18 June 2019 2019 Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has received newly appointed Mayor of Nur-Sultan Altay Kulginov, the Akorda press service informs.
  • Kazakhstan seeks new health care approaches 18 June 2019 2019 The country has seen a 2.5-time rise in the major chronical non-infectious illnesses largely attributing it to better diagnostics and the global spread of lifestyle-caused diseases. A new model of a guaranteed amount of free medical care and a package of medical care within the obligatory social health insurance system were developed, which, according to Healthcare Minister Yelzhan Birtanov, will be fully implemented by 2020. Read more about these approaches in the review by the Information Agency.
  • Kazakhstan founds two new ministries 17 June 2019 2019 In an effort to further enhance the public administration system of Kazakhstan, President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev closed the decree to set up two new ministries.
  • Tokayev calls for establishment of SCO Information Security Center 14 June 2019 2019 The Kazakh President attended the meeting of the Council of the Heads of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Member States, the press service of Akorda informed.