At a meeting of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan, chaired by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Askar Mamin, the results of socio-economic development and implementation of the republican budget for January-July 2019 were considered, as well as issues of preparation for the start of the new academic year were discussed, the website primeminister.kz reports.
Ministers of the national economy R. Dalenov, industry and infrastructure development - R. Sklyar, chairman of the National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan E. Dosaev, first vice minister of finance B. Sholpankulov made reports on the first issue on the agenda of the meeting.
According to the results of socio-economic development of the regions, reports of akims of Almaty region A. Batalov, Zhambyl region - A. Myrzakhmetov, North Kazakhstan region - K. Aksakalov were heard.
The Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan noted that in the context of the tasks set by the Head of State K.K. Tokayev at an expanded meeting on July 15, 2019, the main priorities of the Government are improving the quality of life, increasing population incomes, creating new jobs, improving the investment climate.
“The plan of specific measures approved by the results of the expanded meeting of the Governments of the Republic of Kazakhstan will have a positive impact on the further development of our economy,” said A. Mamin.
For January-July this year GDP growth has amounted to 4.2% over the corresponding period last year. Positive growth is observed in construction - by 11.5%, trade - by 7.5%, transport sector - by 5.4%, manufacturing sector, including in mechanical engineering - by 17.7%, light industry by 14.3 %, non-ferrous metals mining by 17.2%, oil refining by 5.1%.
At the same time, line ministries need to strengthen measures to achieve planned targets in coal mining, crude oil, the chemical industry, and ferrous metallurgy.
“Based on the results of 7 months, economic growth has been achieved in Atyrau, Karaganda, Kostanai, Kyzylorda, Turkestan and East Kazakhstan regions according to the basic indicators,” Mamin said and emphasized that “Akims and heads of state bodies and regions are personally responsible for achievement of the final result and planned development of budget funds. ”
“For the timely and high-quality implementation of the initiatives of Elbasy and the instructions of the Head of State to improve the welfare of Kazakhstanis, it is necessary to continue to actively attract investments, create productive jobs, diversify the economy, increase productivity, promote exports, transfer technology and innovation,” the Prime Minister of RK emphasized.
Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan A. Aymagambetov, as well as akims of the Turkestan region U. Shukeyev, Nur-Sultan region - A. Kulginov made a report about preparations for the start of the new school year.
It should be noted that today the readiness of schools for the new academic year is 85%, the Head of Government emphasized the need to prepare all educational facilities by 100% by September 1. Particular attention has been given to the readiness of schools in Arys for the school year.
The Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan, focusing on the provision of textbooks, transporting children, and organizing hot meals for schoolchildren, emphasized the need to “strengthen work on the execution of instructions of the Head of State at an expanded meeting of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan on July 15 this year in terms of strengthening the material and technical base of educational institutions, including issues of computerization, digitalization of school processes. "