President of Kazakhstan wants to make CIS more attractive

Kazakhstan Materials 23 May 2006 11:31 (UTC +04:00)

(Kazakhstan today) President of Kazakhstan, is going to make the CIS, currently chaired by Kazakhstan, more attractive for all participants. He has stated this on his way back from Sochi where he met Vladimir Putin, President of Russia, Kazakhstan Today reports citing the presidential press service.

"We will now work on the reorganization of the CIS executive body to make the association more attractive to its members," he said. "We have to get rid of all inefficient things and add things that will be interesting for all participants. It is not a simple task, but we are working on it," - he added, reports Trend.

Mr. Nazarbayev observed that a lot had been done after the Kazan summit. "13 instructions were issued that are currently being implemented. We have also created a group of experts, who are currently working on propositions about the CIS reform," - he said.

At the same time the head of state believes that the CIS has played an important and a major role in stabilising the post-Soviet space on the whole and bolstering the independence of our states. He reminded that it is exactly in Almaty that the CIS had been founded 15 years ago. "We have all reasons to celebrate the 15th anniversary," - he said.