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Emerging stronger from downturn

President Nazarbayev's State of the Nation address outlines three key themes - growth, reforms and development.
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 - 05:50
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"Today, I set a new challenge to develop a new social policy . . . State-targeted support will be provided only to needy citizens based on an assessment of their real incomes and living conditions," said Mr Nazarbayev in his address.

KAZAKHSTAN President Nursultan Nazarbayev's annual State of the Nation address this year focused on efforts to get the Central Asian state through the ongoing weak global economic conditions. In particular, he outlined changes to the financial system and fiscal and social policy, while also