A meeting of the Bureau was held under the chairmanship of the Speaker of the Senate, Maulen Ashimbayev, where the agenda of the next meeting of the Chamber, scheduled for January 20, 2022, was approved.
The deputies of the Senate and the Majilis, supporting the initiative of the President of the country Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on the creation of the public social fund "Kazakhstan Khalkyna", transferred their one-day salary to this fund.
A meeting of the Senate of the Parliament was held today under the chairmanship of Maulen Ashimbayev. Opening his work, the Speaker focused on the tragic events of recent days that claimed the lives of dozens of law enforcement officers and civilians. On behalf of the Senate of the Parliament and on his own behalf, Maulen Ashimbayev once again expressed sincere condolences to the relatives and friends of the victims, wished the injured a speedy recovery.
The Head of State delivered an extensive program speech today, in which he outlined the country's key priorities in the socio-economic and socio-political spheres for the coming period, and also set specific tasks for the new composition of the Government and the entire state apparatus.
Dear friends! In connection with the human casualties as a result of the recent tragic events in the country, President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev declared January 10, 2022 a Day of national mourning.
Speaker of the Senate of the Parliament Maulen Ashimbayev, assessing the current situation, noted: "We are all concerned about the situation in the country. The State is doing everything necessary to stabilize the situation. Today, the Head of State gave a number of instructions to state agencies, and yesterday, as Chairman, held a meeting of the Security Council."
The events taking place in our country these days are of concern to all Kazakhstanis. In this regard, the Senate deputies support the President's appeal to citizens not to succumb to provocations and show prudence. For further development, it is fundamentally important to maintain stability and tranquility, Chairman of the Senate Maulen Ashimbayev believes.
Today, Senate Speaker Maulen Ashimbayev chaired the final meeting of the House of this year. Deputies considered 3 issues on the agenda.
Deputies of the Senate Committee on Agrarian Issues, Nature Management, and Rural Development held a meeting with the senior officials of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The key issue on the agenda was the development status of the bill “On Making Amendments and Additions to Some Legislative Acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the Utilization Pastures”. This bill, initiated by deputies of the national Senate of the parliament, is aimed at enhancing legislation on the management and utilization of pastures.
In November-December, the selection for the first School of Analytics took place. Over 260 applications were submitted for participation in the project. After reviewing the applications, the Contest Committee selected 40 people.
During the expanded session of the Senate Committee on Economic Policy, Innovative Development and Entrepreneurship, deputies discussed the bill “On ratification of the Agreement on cooperation for the creation and application of standard samples of composition and properties of substances and materials”.
Olga Bulavkina took part in the seminar on the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals related to food security and agriculture in Kazakhstan.
The Bureau held a meeting chaired by Speaker of the House Maulen Ashimbayev, at which deputies approved the agenda for the meeting of the Senate to be held on December 30, 2021.
Maulen Ashimbayev, Chairman of the Senate, took part in the international conference “Constellations of the East” hosted by the International Turkic Academy. The event is dedicated to the end of the jubilee year 2021, symbolizing the 30th Anniversary of Independence of several Turkic states and Turkic integration.
Chairman of the Senate Maulen Ashimbayev met with Egyptian Ambassador to Kazakhstan Manal Elsayed Yehia El Shinnawi. The parties discussed the prospects for further cooperation between the two countries in various areas.