Secretary of State of the Republic of Kazakhstan GN Abdykalikova took part in the round table “Intelligent Kazakhstan”, which was held at Nazarbayev University on May 12
The roundtable was attended by representatives of government agencies, prominent Kazakhstani and foreign scientists, heads of Universities and scientific organizations’ leaders, Kazakhstani experts in the field of science.
In the frame of round table three panel sessions were conducted, during which topical issues of further development of local science and prospects for promotion of scientific developments of Kazakh scientists were comprehensively discussed.
In her welcoming speech, the State Secretary Gulshara Abdykalikova noted that the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan N.A. Nazarbayev attaches great importance to improving the capacity of domestic knowledge-based economy. To reach a new technological level of each sector of the economy requires an innovative approach. The tasks set in the Strategy "Kazakhstan -2050", related to the establishment of industries.
Gulshara Abdykalikova stressed that head of state has repeatedly noted the role of "knowledge triangle" – education, research and innovation, which plays a key role in the development of the knowledge economy sectors.
Secretary of State also focused attention on the current worldwide demand for highly qualified professionals, results of research and new technologies that create global competition.