Astana. December 12. KazTAG - The General Prosecutor's Office proposed the Ministry of Industry and New Technologies to launch electronic bracelets production for prisoners in one of the colonies of Kazakhstan.
"Recently the General Prosecutor's Office proposed Mr. Isekeshev (Vice Premier- Minister of Industry and New Technologies Aset Isekeshev- KazTAG) to launch the bracelets production within the frameworks of the state program of accelerated industrial innovational development, on the base of one of the colonies. We believe the Ministry of Industry will conduct a sitting on this issue," said Zhakip Asanov, Deputy Prosecutor General at the concept presentation entitled "10 steps to reduction of prison population".
In his words, the...
Almaty. December 11. KazTAG - The sites with extremist content must be shut down decisively but not formally, said Aidar Abuov, director of international center of cultures and religions.
"The shut down mechanism is weak in Kazakhstan. For example experts draw a verdict on disruptiveness of a site in May, they control in November - but it still works. They change one letter in the name and that's all. They must be shut down right away! One such site may poison the consciousness of a dozen young people," he said at the republican scientific-practical conference "Religion and civil society".
In his words, the experts of the international center of cultures and religions daily monitor the literature and religious sites.
"Only in November 43...
Astana. December 6. KazTAG - Kazakhstani President Nursultan Nazarbayev received Rashid Tusupbekov, chair of the agency for combating economic and corruption criminality, Akorda reports.
"Economic and legislation conditions have been improving every year, the number of checks has decreased. The contacts between officials and population have decreased, salaries are growing. All these measures are targeted on corruption combat. No need to draw the indexes artificially, there must be a real corruption combat, that everyone will feel," Nazarbayev said.
He emphasized one agency or the law enforcement bodies for corruption eradication are not enough and system measures are needed.
The President indicated reduction of Kazakhstani position in the corruption...
Under-aged residents of Kazakhstan holding property from $5000 in cost will pass declarations - Finance Ministry
Astana. December 4. KazTAG - Under-aged residents of Kazakhstan holding property and bank accounts over $5000 in cost will pass declarations since 2017, said Ruslan Dalenov, Vice Minister of Finance.
"According to the draft law a circle of entities obliged to pass the declaration has been defined: under-aged residents of Kazakhstan and people who have residency permit in Kazakhstan will pass the declaration on assets and liabilities and a declaration on property and revenues, the under-aged residents will pass the declaration on assets and liabilities in case they hold property liable to registration and bank accounts- totally over $5000, " he said.
He added, it is an innovation for Kazakhstan, but in many states of the world the infants have to pass declarations...
Astana. November 28. KazTAG - A new president of Kazakhstani weightlifting federation has been elected at the extraordinary conference, reports the PR department of the confederation of single fights and power sport.
"Zhanat Tusupbekov has been appointed to the post. He replaced Kairat Turlykhanov who will become an honored president of the federation," reads the message.
36 year old Tusupbekov graduated from the law department of Karaganda state university after Buketov and an economic faculty of the Eurasian national university after Gumilev.
He worked in the department of internal affairs of Karaganda region, the Ministry of Justice, as an executive director and deputy general director of "KazMunayGas Trade House".
Astana. November 25. KazTAG - The citizens of Kazakhstan, who have right to get housing from the state, aspire to get housing in Astana and Almaty ignoring other cities, said Serik Nokin, Vice Minister of Regional Development.
"People live in different cities and we equally share the money to distribute the housing equally. Thus, we say register in Astana and Almaty, then you can be included in the waiting list for this housing. People aspire to two cities- Astana and Almaty, what will other cities do?" he said at the presentation of the draft law "On amendments into some legal acts on housing relations".
In his words, one must live 2 years in a settlement to be registered in the housing waiting list.
Astana. November 22. KazTAG - Serik Akhmetov, Prime Minister, has called Kazakhstani businessmen to prepare to competition in connection with flow ofinexpensive high quality goods and services from other states after the accession of Kazakhstan in the World Trade Organization (WTO).
"Services will follow after the goods, in the Customs Union and in the Unified Economic Space, and, undoubtedly, within accession in the WTO. Thus very soon we will face competition intensification and our business must be ready. Today we feel quite comfortable in our niche, but tomorrow new goods will displace your products . Thus you will face a dilemma or criticize the Government, " he said at the forum "Kazakhstan Expert-200".
At the same time he added, the neighbors of...
Astana. November 18. KazTAG - Kazakhstan plans to access the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 2014, said Zhanar Aitzhanova, Minister of Economic Integration.
"We continue negotiations on agricultural branch subsidizing, when we reach the agreement on the volumes which will meet our long-term and mid-term agriculture development plans, we hope it will happen next year," she said on the sidelines of the hearings dedicated to preparation to WTO accession in Majilis.
"We are negotiating, the negotiations are difficult, as soon as we finish we will register our technical documents for Kazakhstan accession in the WTO," she said.
She added Kazakhstan has been negotiating its accession in the organization for 10 years, thus the accession conditions won...
Astana. November 13. KazTAG -Harvesting campaign has finished in Kazakhstan, said Asylzhan Mamytbekov, Minister of Agriculture.
"According to the short-term data of agriculture departments 15.6 mln hectares or 99.3% of sown areas have been thrashed. 20.8 mln tons of grain have been grinded in the original weight under the crop yield to 13.3 centners per hectare. 114 600 hectares of grain, including corn have left to be harvested," he said.
"The crops yield is higher than average in the past ten years on grain - by 11%, oil bearing crops- by 41%, potatoes - 17%, vegetables- 11%. The record rice crops has been achieved - 50 centners/hectare, cotton- 27 c/hectare in the south and grain- in East Kazakhstan and Karaganda regions," he said.
Law infractors "On mass media" in terms of state language use to be withdrawn of licenses - Kul-Mukhammed
Astana. November 11. KazTAG - Mukhtar Kul-Mukhammed, Minister of Culture and Information, threatens to withdraw the licenses from the infractors of the law "On mass media".
"Corresponding measures will be applied to all the violators, up to withdrawal of licenses," he said.
"There is a law on mass media, there are clearly regulating norms of the law, that Kazakh content must make at least 50% in the content of any mass media. Nobody cancelled this law, this law spreads on all the mass media sources, independently from the property form. This norm must be performed independently from the property forms," he said.
He added he "does not ache to punish anyone" but he is not going to watch the violations calmly.