World Bank to provide $21 million on youth projects
The World Bank will provide to Kazakhstan $21 million for youth projects. On Thursday, the corresponding agreement was ratified in the Senate. The funds will be directed to projects of public benefit activities proposed by young people aged from 18 to 29 years. Total within the grant, it is planned to finance more than 1,700 projects, which involve about 8,500 young people, most of them from poor, unemployed and other socially vulnerable groups. The amount of each project will be $4,000.
Aslan SARINZHIPOV, KAZAKH MINISTER OF EDUCATION AND SCIENCE:
Working with the disabled, support to orphanages, it can also be landscaping of territory, landscaping of yards, organizing educational projects, organization of sports projects, that is all that relates to public benefit. That is, the range is wide. Therefore we want to invite our youth, our youth organizations to take the initiative.
In addition, on Thursday the convention was ratified between Kazakhstan and the Czech Republic for the avoidance of double taxation and prevention of tax evasion, as well as an agreement between our country and India on the transfer of sentenced persons.