Constitutional reform - turning point in Kazakhstan’s development
U.S. business community learnt about Kazakhstan’s Constitutional reform. They think that the redistribution of powers between the branches of government will contribute to the expansion of cooperation with various authorities.
MARGERY KRAUS, EXECUTIVE CHAIRWOMAN, APCO WORLDWIDE:
President’s decision to devolve the powers, to send the powers to different parts of the government at local levels - this is a signal to business around the world that there is an openness and an opportunity to do more business throughout the countries.
Russian political scientists believe that Kazakhstan political system’s evolutionary changes will let citizens more efficiently participate in the country’s development. In turn, the system’s mobility will allow the prompt response to all modern challenges facing the state.
SERGEY REKEDA, DIRECTOR GENERAL, INFORMATION ANALYTICAL CENTER, MOSCOW STATE UNIVERSITY:
Kazakhstan’s state system is evolving gradually, it constantly adapts to modern challenges. In Kazakhstan, the executive power has additional functions, primarily supervisory functions. The Parliament is now accountable not only to the President, but also to the deputies elected by Kazakhstan citizens. The main purpose of this is a great opportunity for an average citizen to influence the political system, the political situation in the country.