Financing of Kazakhstan's science increased fourfold - Education Minister

ASTANA. October 21. KAZINFORM. /Damir Baimanov/ Over the last five years financing of national science increased fourfold and made KZT 18.5 billion in 2009. It has been made public at a roundtable in the Ministry of Education and Science today.

According to Minister Zhanseit Tuimabayev, the Kazakh President's ideas advanced during the lecture at the Al Farabi Kazakh National University titled "Kazakhstan in post-crisis world: intellectual breakthrough into the future" represent an appeal not only to the youth but to the educators and professors of Kazakhstan. "Realization of any project depends on human resources. Thus it is necessary to bring up future scientists able to accelerate science", the Minister noted.

He noted that the state program on science development by 2012 is carried through in Kazakhstan. Our country performed a 13-point increase in the global competitiveness rating on the innovative development index.

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