Opening the meeting, the Secretary of State stressed that the President of Kazakhstan defined "openness of consciousness" as one of the key priorities in his "Future Outlook: Public Consciousness Improvement" program article. Gulshara Abdykalikova has noted that Bolashak Program contributes to raising the openness of consciousness.
- The younger generation should be open and receptive to the best world achievements. The President's scholarship gives an opportunity to the youth of Kazakhstan to expand the horizons of their knowledge, to get educated in the world top universities, and to acquire the best practical skills, Gulshara Abdykalikova said.
The meeting heard the Report of E. Sagadiyev, Minister of Education and Science, on the improvement of normative legal acts for the International Bolashak Scholarship implementation and also considered a number of issues related to Bolashak Program actualization.
By the Commission's decision, the scholarship has been awarded to 80 applicants who will complete the Master’s and Doctoral programmes, and will also be sent for internship in the leading scientific centers of the world.
Summing up the meeting, the State Secretary has given a number of instructions on further improving and increasing the effectiveness of mechanisms for implementing the Bolashak international scholarship.