«We need to look into the past in order to understand the present and foresee the future»
N.A.Nazarbayev

Intelectual nation

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Intelectual nation
Kazakhstan faces the challenge of accelerated modernization of the economy , the transition from raw materials to industrial .

 Kazakhstan faces the challenge of accelerated modernization of the economy , the transition from raw materials to industrial . At present, the formation of the list of investment projects of national importance. Total is 97 projects worth 7.5 trillion tenge. We attract ... advanced technology from developed countries , creating joint ventures , support innovative projects. But this is not enough if we want to enter the club of developed countries with stable economies . Kazakhstan needs an intellectual revolution that will awaken and realize the potential of the Kazakh nation. Unfortunately, the profession scientist, engineer , teacher ceased to be prestigious. People read less , to create new knowledge. For many, the purpose was to make money in any way. We need to ... create a core of national intelligence, we need knowledgeable people who can compete at the international level. ... I appeal to all scientists , teachers and students to take an active part in the implementation of the project " Intelligent Nation - 2020" . Together we will achieve our goals and create intellectual nation of Kazakhstan . " ( From a lecture by the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, the Kazakh National University named after Al -Farabi on October 13, 2009 )

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