Mukhtar Kul-Mukhammed reported to the President on the course of modernization of the culture and information space, as well as on the implementation of the instructions given at the extended meeting of the Government.
The President emphasized the need to take measures for optimization and improvement of the quality of state television content.
The Minister informed on the appropriate work in the information policy. In particular, as a result of the inventory no longer functioning mass media have been withdrawn from the state registration system. Today, there are 2, 105 really active media registered in the country. Among them are 1, 360 newspapers, 511 magazines, 49 radio stations and 71 television companies.
Moreover, the issues of activity of the “Astana Opera” theatre, the progress of construction of the National Museum and the formation of its collections, carrying out major international events, days of culture and improvement of the onomastic commissions’ work were discussed at the meeting.
The President gave a number of specific instructions on the issues discussed.