Preparations for EXPO-2017 eyed at Akorda presidential residence

ASTANA. February 15. KAZINFORM Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Serik Akhmetov has briefed Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev on the preparations for the international specialized exhibition 'EXPO-2017' in Astana today.

According to the presidential press service, President Nazarbayev received the head of the Kazakh Government at the Akorda presidential residence.

The Premier said the Cabinet continuously monitors the preparations for the international exhibition.

In addition, Prime Minister Akhmetov informed the Kazakh Leader of the adoption of a new sectoral program of the agro-industrial complex development for 2013-2020 that is expected to boost competitiveness of the Kazakh agricultural sector and ensure food security in the country.

Instructions on further stimulation of Kazakhstan's economic development were given by the Head of State at the end of the meeting.

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