Kazakh ministries to receive about 1,600 functions from Government

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Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 3

By Elena Kosolapova - Trend:
Kazakhstan Government will give 1,598 of its functions to the ministries, Kazinform reported with the reference to Kazakh National Economy Minister.

Erbolat Dossaev announced these plans within the presentation of the bills "On amendments and supplements to the constitutional law on the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan" and "On amendments and supplements to some legislative acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the division of powers between levels of government" in the Majilis (Parliament's Lower Chamber) on Sept. 3.

The ministries will expand the powers for the adoption of legal acts, including the development and adoption of standards and regulations for public services, the minister said.

The central state bodies which are not a part of the governments and ministries will have powers to implement strategic, regulatory and supervisory functions and realize strategic plans and programs. A total number of 15,125 codes and laws are going to be amended.

The Kazakh Government was completely reorganized on Aug. 6. The new structure of the government includes 12 ministries and 30 committees.

"We have to create an effective system of governance. We need a compact government," said Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev explaining his decision to reorganize the government.

Edited by CN

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