N. Nazarbayev: Development Program till 2020 must be elaborated before late '09
ASTANA. September 1. KAZINFORM "We must not only overcome the difficult period, but thoroughly prepare for the post-crisis phase. It demands serious comprehensive renewal of our legislation", Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev announced at the joint session of the Parliament Houses. "The Government has a task - to complete elaboration of Kazakhstan's Development Program till 2020, that is for the forthcoming 10 years. It will be the next step towards implementation of Kazakhstan's Development Strategy till 2030. It is crucial to take into account global changes and tendencies", the Head of the State said. Nursultan Nazarbayev emphasized five directions, on which the state and society should concentrate efforts in the next 10 years: the post-crisis economic rehabilitation, ensuring economic sustainability, creation of competitive human capital, provision of basic social, housing and public utility services, support of interethnic concord, security, stability of international relations.