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28 May, 2020 11:30

President receives Akhmetzhan Yessimov

President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has received Akhmetzhan Yessimov, Chairman of the Management Board of Sovereign Wealth Fund “Samruk Kazyna” JSC, Strategy2050.kz reports with reference to Akorda’s press service.

President receives Akhmetzhan Yessimov | Strategy2050.kz

The President of Kazakhstan was informed of the current situation in the Samruk-Kazyna group of companies. According to Akhmetzhan Yessimov, since the onset of the crisis and the quarantine regime Samruk-Kazyna has managed to avoid job cuts and back pays at its enterprises.

The events aimed at the enhancement of the fund and its companies’ financial stability which were carried out earlier have allowed to decrease external debt by $8 billion.

The fund continues to work on Kassym-Jomart Tokayev’s instruction to support the country’s economy through the procurement system. Since the beginning of 2020, Samruk-Kazyna has placed some 9,000 orders at domestic enterprises with 259,000 workplaces. Additionally, the fund carries out a program that offer support to Kazakhstani enterprises and helps launch new manufactures.

Akhmetzhan Yessimov also reported on the progress achieved in the program of privatization.

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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

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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