During the meeting Zh.Tuimebaev reported to the President of Kazakhstan on the region’s strategy in the current year, as well as the region’s socio-economic development plan until 2021.
The President of Kazakhstan pointed to the low level of tax collection figures, noting that the region is the most subsidized in the country.
The Head of State also drew attention to the issues of unemployment in the context of labor market regulation.
- There are a high percentage of citizens who are self-employed. Unemployment and migration to South Kazakhstan always remain relevant. It is necessary to continue developing small and medium business to solve the problems, Nursultan Nazarbayev said.
In addition, the President of Kazakhstan has noted that in the near future Shymkent will be another city in the country, where the number of residents shall rise beyond 1 million.
The region’s akim informed Nursultan Nazarbayev of the full support of the region's residents for goals and tasks set by the President in his Address "Third Modernization of Kazakhstan: Global Competitiveness."
In conclusion, the Head of State has given a number of specific instructions focused on accomplishing the objectives of the industrial development, agriculture and livestock sector, and the region’s capital-raising potential.