Government, UNDP Agree to Anti-Corruption, Moral Development Cooperation

ASTANA – At a Jan. 15 meeting of Secretary of State of Kazakhstan Gulshara Abdykalikova with United Nations Development Programmes (UNDP) Permanent Representative in Kazakhstan Stephen Tull at the Akorda presidential palace, the parties agreed to strengthen cooperation in preventing corruption and morally and spiritually developing Kazakh society.

At the meeting, Abdykalikova noted a high level of mutual understanding and cooperation reached by the parties, as well as special contribution to the UNDP in the processes of the socio-economic modernisation of Kazakhstan.

The secretary of state also stressed the particular importance of close cooperation in the development of the social infrastructure of Kazakhstan in the framework of the plan of infrastructure development, including the active involvement of women in all infrastructure projects.

The participants of the meeting also discussed prospects for cooperation on a wide range of social and humanitarian development issues for Kazakhstan in the context of the implementation of tasks put forward by President Nursultan Nazarbayev in the Kazakhstan 2050 Strategy and Nurly Zhol new economic policy.

UNDP Deputy Permanent Representative in Kazakhstan Munkhtuya Altangerel, Deputy Chairwoman of the National Commission for Women, Family and Demographic Policy, Member of the Mazhilis (lower chamber of the Parliament) Yelena Tarasenko and member of the Central Election Commission Lyazzat Suleimen also took part in the dialogue.

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