In the course of the meeting, the Head of State heard the report about the country’s Armed Forces and progress in implementing the Ministry's work plan for the current period.
The President of Kazakhstan paid special attention to implementing social security measures for servicepeople and noted the importance of continuing work in this area.
The Minister of Defense conveyed to Nursultan Nazarbayev words of gratitude from the military servicemen of the Kazakh Army for the decision to raise wages.
In addition, Saken Zhasuzakov told the President of Kazakhstan about further steps to address the housing issue of servicemen through the use of rental housing arrangements and the system of housing savings.
The Minister of Defense presented information on the material and technical equipment of the Armed Forces and the work carried out on military-patriotic education of youth during 2017.
Following the meeting, Nursultan Nazarbayev has given a number of specific instructions.