Modernization of public consciousness: Till 2020, 54 billion tenge will be allocated
54 billion tenge was allocated for the implementation of Modernization of public consciousness program. Tasks set by the Kazakh President in the article became the top agenda at the meeting of Kazakhstan’s Presidential Commission. The meeting was attended by the heads of ministries and departments, mayors and governors and experts.
ADILBEK DZHAKSYBEKOV, HEAD OF KAZAKHSTAN’S PRESIDENTIAL ADMINISTRATION:
- The practical stage of the Public Consciousness Modernization program was launched. It involves all central and local executive bodies and public associations. Explanatory work to promote the program is underway.
Working groups are created to implement the tasks set by the head of state. Its members set the main directions of their work.
YERLAN SYDYKOV, RECTOR, GUMILYOV EURASIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY:
- We started are opening a project office in Gumilyov Eurasian national University. We attracted not only scientists and interested people but also workers of central executive bodies who will be implementing the project. We have a conceptual approach to the implementation of "Tugan zher" program.
ARYSTANBEK MUKHAMEDIULY, KAZAKH MINISTER OF CULTURE AND SPORTS:
- We have created all necessary teams and sent historical expedition to study sacred places. Our task is to implement the project in a given period of time, without postponing it. We started shooting popular science films. Soon, we will start shooting a documentary about the ‘Golden warrior’.
The project outlined at the Kazakh President’s article sets a direction of Kazakhstan’s development for many years ahead. Processes will touch upon questions related to the formation of a new model of public consciousness. It is not only preservation of national culture, historical legacy and traditions but also reliance on national and cultural roots. Kazakh society welcomed all initiatives proposed in the article.
AIDA BALABAYEVA, HEAD OF INTERNAL POLICY DEPARTMENT, PRESIDENTIAL ADMINISTRATION OF KAZAKHSTAN:
- Our working group was created as part of the new project named ‘Contemporary Kazakh Culture in the Globe’. The works that passed public approval will undergo a special examination by prominent writers and art critics.
The value of the president’s article ‘Course towards Future: Modernization of Public Consciousness’ lays great responsibility. As a result, it will create a society aimed at further development, honoring the previous generations’ legacy.