President Tokayev, head of National Academy of Sciences eye future of domestic science

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Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev received President of the National Academy of Sciences Akhylbek Kurishbayev to discuss further development of domestic science, Kazinform News Agency has learnt from the Akorda press service.

After being granted the new status in the past year, the National Academy of Sciences should unite efforts of domestic scientists and pay special attention to introduction of innovations benefiting both science and economy, the President stressed.

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev urged to speed up the process of electing new members of the National Academy of Sciences and engaging talented young scientists and researchers into the academy’s activity.

Additionally, Akhylbek Kurishbayev presented to the President research conducted by the Kazakh National Agrarian Research University which he helms as well as the work aimed at the improvement of agro-industrial sector.

According to the Head of State, granting the ‘research university’ status to the higher educational institution will let introduce scientific research results into production and commercialize scientific research.

In conclusion, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev instructed to revise the development strategy and work plan of the National Academy of Sciences given the new tasks. He also noted the importance of organizing at the high level the events dated to the 125th anniversary of Kanysh Satbayev, initiated by the Academy of Sciences of Kazakhstan.

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