Today, the Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev took part in a meeting of the Majilis of the Parliament in a conference call and submitted for consideration the candidacy of Alikhan Smailov for the post of Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Commenting on his decision, the Head of State noted that Alikhan Askhanovich is a qualified, experienced and hardworking civil servant. He expressed confidence that in the future he will make every effort to increase the socio-economic potential of the country.
The President also made a report on solving urgent problems in the political and socio-economic spheres. During the report, Kassym-Jomart Kemelevich set a number of important tasks, gave specific instructions to the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan, deputies of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan. He stressed that special attention should be paid to ensuring long-term economic growth and improving the welfare of the population.
The staff of the National Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan gathered together and listened to the speech of the Head of State with great attention.
Now, according to paragraph 2 of Article 65 of the Constitution, within ten days after the appointment, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan will provide the Head of State with proposals on changes in the structure and composition of the Government.