On September 4th, within the framework of the Eastern Economic Forum, Askar Mamin, Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan and German Gref , the head of the SBER Group of Companies, signed a memorandum of cooperation in the implementation of projects on digital transformation of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the transition to a platform model of digitalization and the concept of "Data-Driven Government". The signing ceremony was held in the format of a videoconference with the participation of the Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev President of the Republic of Kazakhstan and Vladimir Putin the President of the Russian Federation.
According to the press service of the Prime Minister, the document provides for key approaches to the development of cooperation on the implementation of GovTech the digital platform in Kazakhstan, reengineering and digital transformation of public administration using practices for data analysis and artificial intelligence. The platform model of digital architecture will increase the speed and efficiency of public services delivery to the population. «This project symbolizes the mutual trust of our states; therefore, it is truly strategic in nature. The participation of SBER, that has been very successfully functioning in our market for over 15 years, in the creation of the institutional basis of the Kazakhstani state security department makes cooperation between Kazakhstan and Russia more diversified due to such an extremely important area as intelligent technologies. », — Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan said. The head of state stressed that the implementation of this strategic project will assist in improving the quality of life of citizens of Kazakhstan and improving the business climate. Vladimir Putin the President of the Russian Federation in his speech noted that the signing of the document between the government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the SBER Group of Companies is another evidence of the high level of cooperation between the two countries in all areas, including digitalization.