Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 16:47:32
President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev chaired a meeting on economic issues at the Akorda residence.
During the meeting, the results of the socio-economic development of the country for 7 months of 2019 were considered. Prime Minister Askar Mamin, Chairman of the National Bank Erbolat Dossaev, as well as Minister of Labor and Social Protection of the Population Berdibek Saparbayev presented their reports.
The meeting participants discussed issues of supporting domestic producers, containing prices for socially important food products and tariffs, the appointment of targeted social assistance, providing large families with housing, as well as preparing for the heating season and the new school year.
The Head of State noted the importance of creating new approaches to the development of the Kazakhstani economy with a view to giving it a serious impetus, stressing that this would require coordinated efforts of the Government, the Presidential Administration and the expert community.
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev pointed out that in addition to promptly solving everyday issues, it is necessary to determine the prospects for the medium-term development of the economy, taking into account unfavorable trends in international markets.
In conclusion, the president emphasized that it is necessary to put the interests of citizens of Kazakhstan at the forefront in order to prevent a decline in their standard of living and fully fulfill social obligations to the population.