Tokayev received Minister of Defense Nurlan Yermekbayev
The President of Kazakhstan has been updated about the work on the construction and development of the armed forces, the optimization of defense spending, Strategy2050.kz reports with reference to the Akorda press service.
According to the defense minister, the functional analysis and organizational and staff measures will made it possible to save 10 billion tenge this year.
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has heard the plans to equip the army with modern weapons, repair and modernization of military equipment, as well as to introduce a draft of an e-conscription office.
Work on the liquidation of the consequences of the emergency taken place in the city of Arys and improvement of the ammunition storage infrastructure has been of special attention.
The Head of State gave instructions to strengthen international military-technical cooperation, equip the army with effective and competitive weapons, improve the quality of military education and the process of military training, as well as prepare for a military parade.