Prime Minister: Sooner or later any government to swallow up another one

18 May, 2018, 13:58 352
Prime Minister: Sooner or later any government to swallow up another one

The current government is to be flexible and fast, Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Bakhytzhan Sagintayev announced.

The head of the government of Kazakhstan attended the plenary session of Global Changes Summit in frames of Astana Economic Forum 2018, correspondent informs.

The Prime Minister told about current strategic tasks of Kazakhstan’s government.

Sure, the main task is a move from top-50 towards top-30 world developed countries. this is the third modernization of our country. We understand nowadays needs a new model of economic growth. It surely, the fourth industrial revolution as the model of industrial, technological transformation of our economy. This program of the complex development, human capital, Rukhani Zhangyru. Due to lack of public conscience modernization of the economy, in general, is impossible. Brand new strategy voiced out by the head of our state Five Social Initiatives, it is an annual State of the Nation Address,” Bakhytzhan Sagintayev stated.

The Prime Minister noted this work must be done in a flexible and fast mode.

It’s clear some time any government will swallow up another government. The current government is to be flexible and fast to implement all facing tasks. This part can be set as the upper level of the strategic task, which is in the work of the Government," the head of the Government stressed.

Bakytzhan Sagintayev described how all these strategic tasks will be performed.

"We can define three levels here: first of all, the system reform of structural changes, we are now holding the second level of privatization, more than 800 companies are built for bidding according to the plan. There is a great expectation from investors, from all who would like to participate. This top- 65 companies that are put up for privatization In the framework of the top 65 we have nine national strategic companies that will be privatized through the IPO procedure, this year we plan to withdraw Air Astana, Kazatomprom, Kazakhtelecom companies. The issues of deregulation take a great part in the systems’ reforming. This is a big problem to be solved ", the speaker reminded.

According to Premier, the government just within Doing-business program had implemented six packages of reforms for the last four years.

“It is a chance for fast developing, reorganizing our economy. Deregulation covers not only business sphere but all sections of our work," Premier Sagintayev summarized.

Expert on international relations, political scientist Parag Khanna, Professor at Columbia University, founder of the global competitiveness rating Professor Xavier Sala-i-Martín also spoke during the plenary session.