Kazakhstan will adopt a complex of additional measures to neutralise threats and challenges for the country's security, Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev told a meeting of the country's Security Council on Thursday, the presidential press service reports.
The meeting discussed a bill of the national security strategy for 2012-2016, Itar-Tass reported.
"The president stressed the importance of adopting in the framework of this strategic document of a complex of medium-term measures, which favour keeping peace and agreement, stable and sustainable development of Kazakhstan's society, further strengthening of the economy and state, as well as neutralising threats and challenges to Kazakhstan's security," the press service's information reads.
During the discussion of the project, the president "initiated several important notes and suggestions regarding detailed mechanisms to counteract existing and forecasted threats and challenges," the press service reports.
Participants in the meeting also discussed practical use of the law on foreign intelligence service, which was adopted back in 2010.
"They stressed importance of foreign intelligence for Kazakhstan's national security, for timely revealing and prevention of terror and extremism threats coming from outside," the press service reports.
Having analysed the country's intelligence units, Nazarbayev "outlines existing problems and main directions to improve their work, including in timely and quality information for Kazakhstan's leadership."