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Investments in digitalization will return in a five-fold amount by 2025 – the Minister

16 February, 14:52 199
Investments in digitalization will return in a five-fold amount by 2025 – the Minister

The direct effect of the digitalization of the economy by 2025 will allow creating an additional value of approximately 2 trillion tenge, the Minister of Information and Communications stated.

The direct effect of the digitalization of the economy by 2025 will create an additional value of approximately 2 trillion tenge, Kazakh Minister of Information and Communications Dauren Abayev said at an expanded meeting of the Board of the Ministry, Bnews.kz correspondent reports.

"The President has set clear tasks for the digitization of all sectors, including industry, agribusiness, transport, construction and housing, financial sector, education and health, public administration. In addition, the Ministry is tasked to develop a start-up ecosystem, legislatively stimulate the demand for new technologies by the real sector, and also to form a standard Smart city," said Dauren Abayev.

He noted that the implementation of the state program "Digital Kazakhstan" developed by the Ministry is entering an active phase.

"The direct effect of the digitalization of the economy by 2025 will create an additional value of approximately 2 trillion tenge, ensuring a return from public and private investment in a five-fold amount," added the Minister.

In general, the Ministry will actively work in five areas: the active implementation of digital technologies in the economic sectors; the digitalization of public services; the development of high-speed Internet throughout the country; training citizens and businesses for digital skills; the creation of conditions for the development of innovations, including support for start-ups and technological entrepreneurship.

Earlier, Dauren Abayev said that startups in the field of digital economy in Kazakhstan will be granted tax benefits, and five films will be shot to explain the program "Digital Kazakhstan".

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