D.Abaev: Regional media able to make contribute significantly to modernization of Kazakhstan (PHOTO)

Regional media is important and powerful player, able to make a significant contribution to the modernization of Kazakhstan within the National Plan - "100 concrete steps", Minister of Information and Communications of Kazakhstan Dauren Abayev has said at the forum of regional media, discussing the current state and prospects of development of Kazakh mass media.
Nur-Sultan 18 November, 11:43

"We have gathered to discuss the further development plan for the media. I'm sure it can be an effective platform for the local media to share problems and issues, experiences and relevant knowledge. Our Ministry intends to work for the development of regional media at a new qualitative level, and today's event is the first step in this direction", - said the minister.

The Minister emphasized the special importance of this direction, explaining that today, the demand for high-quality information on pressing issues seriously increased.

"This is important, because the media always induces the public authorities to work better, more transparent and efficient. The more developed the local media, the more productive the interaction of local authorities", - he said.

D. Abayev also emphasized that the regional media - is an important and strong player, able to make a significant contribution to the modernization of our country within the National Plan. Today, the public is interested in the prompt, truthful and comprehensive coverage of important events, interactive dialogue and audience feedback, we must move in this direction", - said the head of department.

Almost 80% of all registered mass media in Kazakhstan are working in the regions.

Indira Kaumetova

Photo by Bauyrzhan Zhuasbayev