Carbon neutrality doctrine should take into account needs of Kazakhstan’s economy
NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev touched upon the issue of the doctrine that will help Kazakhstan achieve carbon neutrality by 2060, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Addressing the international conference themed ‘Ways to Achieve the Paris Agreement Goals and Kazakhstan’s Carbon Neutrality’ in Nur-Sultan on Wednesday, the President said Kazakhstan will reveal its doctrine for achieving carbon neutrality at the conference.
The doctrine, according to the Head of State, involves low-carbon transformation in domestic economy and industry. The Kazakh minister of ecology, geology and natural resources will give an in-depth insight into the doctrine later at the conference.
President Tokayev stressed that the final variant of the doctrine should be pragmatic, rational and take into account the needs of Kazakhstan’s economy.
Earlier it was reported that the international conference themed ‘Ways to Achieve the Paris Agreement Goals and Kazakhstan’s Carbon Neutrality’ had kicked off in the Kazakh capital with the participation of President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, Minister of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources Serikkali Brekeshev as well as UN high-raking officials, international experts, representatives of business circles and civil society.