5 August 2020
The head of state had a meeting with Askhat Aimagambetov, the Minister of Education and Science
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev heard a report from the Minister of Education and Science on the progress of preparations for the new academic year and on the execution of earlier instructions.
The President highlighted the critical importance of ensuring an orderly start to the school year, emphasizing the need to support children from vulnerable groups in distance learning.
The head of state instructed Askhat Aimagambetov to continue work to improve the status of teachers, protect them from performing unusual functions, and ensure the planned increase in wages by 25% from January 2021.
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev also set tasks to further expand the academic independence of universities, improve the quality of higher education, and develop university science.
August 3, 2020
The head of state expressed condolences to the family of Saltanat Rakhimbekova,
the famous public figure and to the family of Zhaksylyk Ushkempirov, the famous wrestler
In connection with the death of Saltanat Temirkulkyzy Rakhimbekova , a well-known public figure, ecologist, Doctor of Economics, President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev sent a telegram of condolences to Toleutay Rakhimbekov, her husband, Chairman of the Board of the National Agrarian Scientific and Educational Center NJSC, to the relatives and friends of the deceased.
“Saltanat Temirkulkyzy has been fruitfully working in the field of environmental protection for many years, contributed to the improvement of housing and communal services, the development of a“ green ”economy. As a co-chair of the Union of Women-Entrepreneurs of Kazakhstan, the President of the Civil Alliance of the country, she took an active part in the social and political life of the country. The bright memory of her will forever remain in our hearts, said in the telegram.
In connection with the death of Zhaksylyk Ushkempirov, the world famous wrestler, Olympic champion, master of sports of international class, Kazakstanny Yenbek Yeri, prominent businessman President Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev sent a telegram of condolences to the relatives and friends of the deceased.
“Zhaksylyk Amiralyuly made a significant contribution to strengthening the sports potential of our country, was a shining example for young people. He erected sports complexes in the regions, did a lot to train young athletes, and took part in the development of agriculture. Thanks to his selfless work and active citizenship, he enjoyed the well-deserved respect of the people. The bright memory of him will forever remain in our hearts, ” said in the telegram.