First Vice PM U. Shukeyev proposes to establish state companies on purchase of rice and cotton.
ASTANA. 28.10.2010, KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ First Vice Prime Minister Umirzak Shukeyev proposes to establish national companies for rice and cotton purchasing. He said it at the Government's telephone conference today. The Vice PM suggested establishing a mini food corporation on rice in Kyzylorda oblast and one more company on purchase of cotton in South Kazakhstan. "To my mind it is a good proposition. If you charge to work on this issue we will submit our proposition for the consideration of the State Commission on Modernization of Economy. There is enough money both in the national budget and the local one", he said. In turn, K. Massimov supported this initiative and charged Shukeyev to submit his project for consideration.