High prices for domestic agricultural products are linked not only to the presence of a large number of trading intermediaries, but also to its high cost. Crop yields in Kazakhstan are much lower than in countries with similar natural and climatic conditions. The Senator believes the main reason is the Republic's acute lack of high-yielding and drought-resistant varieties and hybrids.
Deputy Chairman of the Senate of the Parliament of Kazakhstan Askar Shakirov met with a Representative of the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Hans Schodder.
The plenary session of the Senate of the Republic of Kazakhstan was held under the chairmanship of the Speaker of the Senate Maulen Ashimbayev.
Deputies of the Senate Committee on Constitutional Legislation, Judicial System and Law Enforcement Agencies together with representatives of the Supreme Court, researchers, experts and lawyers at M. Narikbayev KAZGUU University discussed the issues related to further reform of the judicial system at a round table.
Deputy Chairman of the Senate Askar Shakirov attended an International Meeting in Helsinki on "The Role of the OSCE and its Parliamentary Assembly in the Changing Architecture of European Security".
Members of the Senate Bureau approved the Agenda of the session of the House, scheduled for September 29, 2022.
Deputies of the Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan Sultanbek Makezhanov, Sergey Karplyuk and Bakytzhan Zhumagulov took part in the proceedings of the CIS Interparliamentary Assembly.
The deputies of the Senate Committee on Economic Policy, Innovative Development and Entrepreneurship held a working meeting in the Chamber of Entrepreneurs of Astana.
At the expanded session of Committee of the Senate on Social and Cultural Development and Science deputies discussed the bill concerning the further development of national cinematography, sphere of culture and holidays of Kazakhstan.
Deputy Chairman of the Senate of the Parliament Olga Perepechina met with Hans Kluge, WHO Regional Director for Europe.
An extended Session of the Committee on Agrarian Affairs, Nature Management and Rural Development was held under the chairmanship of Senator Ali Bektayev. Senators considered a draft law "On Amendments and Additions to Some Legislative Acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on Issues of Livestock Breeding and Turnover of Biofuels".
At an extended session of the Senate Committee on Economic Policy, Innovative Development deputies discussed a draft law "On ratification of the protocol on amendments to the Treaty on the Eurasian Economic Union of May 29, 2014 in terms of clarifying the mechanism of formation of the Eurasian Economic Commission staff".