The Minister of Finance informed the President on outcomes of the execution of the state budget of the Republic of Kazakhstan in 2007.
At the meeting, a special attention was paid to issues of custom and tax administration. It was noted that the Ministry of Finance intensively works on these issues, but some problems remain and must be resolved.
“I reported on the strategic development plan of the Ministry for the next three years. The President gave some concrete instructions. We are going to discuss possible ways of resolving these problems at the Ministerial Board on 7 February,” Bolat Zhamishev said at a press briefing.
Zhanibek Karibzhanov informed the President on the outcomes of social economic development in the Eastern Kazakhstan region in 2007 and on plans for the next year.
“The President paid a special attention to the necessity of accelerated implementation of breakthrough projects and to the development of small- and medium-size business and agriculture. The President also put an emphasis on issues of ecology and fight against crimes that must be in the focus of regional governors,” the Eastern Kazakhstan region’s governor said.