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20 August, 2013 00:00

Sport and Physical Education is key to health

Sport and Physical Education is key to health | Strategy2050.kz

Chairman of the Agency of Sport and Physical Education Erlan Kozhagapanov is in the studio.


- According to the instructions of President, the number of people actively engaged in sport should be as high as 30 %. What kind of work is the agency performing in this direction?

• E. Kozhagapanov – The agency together with local administrations and other government agencies have taken measures to expand the network of children's domestic clubs , sports clubs , the creation of a sports club in every school. The focus is on popularizing the sport among the students, in order to create the sports reserve.

• Anchor - How much does it cost for Kazakhstan people to be in fit?

• E. Kozhagapanov - Unfortunately, today we are not talking about the availability of sports facilities, and a severe shortage. We have raised the issue of the necessity to construct  a sports and recreation complex in remote farms , districts, wards at the meeting of the Government.

• Anchor - How will this problem be solved ?

• E. Kozhagapanov - We will attract investors, philanthropists, businessmen, which is under the new law "On Concessions" will be in their districts and villages to build a sports and recreation complex.

chronicle 2050

SMEs will make up at least 50% of the GDP

abour productivity will reach up to $126 000 and 3 to 6 y.o. kids will have 100% access to pre-school education in Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan will fully satisfy its own market of POL in compliance with the new environmental standards

The share of non-primary exports in total exports will double and triple by 2040

Transition to Latin graphics will commence

95% of the population will speak Kazakh

15% of the area under cultivation will make use of water-saving technologies.

The issue of providing water for irrigation will be resolve

GDP per capita will stand at $60 000

The urban population will represent 70% of the total population in Kazakhstan