Kazakhstan Institute for Strategic Studies

under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan

The Address to the People of Kazakhstan by President

of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Kassym-Jomart Tokayev

A strong system «Responsible State - Responsible Society - 

Responsible Person» must be perpetuated in our country.

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev heard Yerulan Zhamaubayev’s report on the main directions of the Finance Ministry’s activities.

In particular, the Minister reported to the President on the execution and planning of the national budget, public procurement and treasury services, state audit, management of state assets, tax and customs administration, as well as activities to identify financial violations.

President Tokayev pointed out the need for high-quality work to countering the shadow economy, increasing tax collection, optimizing budget procedures, improving the quality of public services, and complying with debt restrictions.

Following the meeting, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev gave a number of specific instructions on tax and customs administration, improving legislation in the sphere of public procurement and the budget process.