On August 15, 2014 Kazakhstan Ambassador to Malaysia His Excellency Dаniyar Sarekenov held a bilateral meeting with His Excellency Dato' Sri Idris Jala, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department, Chief Executive Officer of the Performance Management and Delivery Unit (PEMANDU).
In the course of the meeting the parties discussed the current state and perspectives of bilateral cooperation in the light of the resent Official visit of Honorable Prime Minister of Malaysia Dato Sri Najib bin Tun Abdul Razak to Kazakhstan on May 22-24, 2014.
Taking into consideration the objectives of national economic development agenda and further impromevent of Kazakhstan’s public service, Ambassador Sarekenov initiated organizing the exchange of experiences between the two countries in the fields of economy diversification, institutional development, economic planning, as well as establishing contacts between government agencies responsible for implementation of government programs.
Kazakhstan’s diplomat briefed Minister on the current political and economic situation in the country and the main directions of development of the Strategy «Kazakhstan-2050».
In his turn, the Malaysian Minister Dato' Sri Idris Jala highly evaluated the dynamics of Kazakhstan’s economic growth and expressed willingness to further strengthen cooperation between public authorities, including the areas of development and implementation of government development programs.
PEMANDU is a unit under the Prime Minister's Department. PEMANDU's main role and objective is to oversee the implementation of the Government Transformation Program and the Economic Transformation Program, introduced in 2010. PEMANDU has been tasked to ensure that Malaysia is transformed into a high-income nation by 2020.