In Astana the Minister of labor and social protection of population of Kazakhstan Tamara Duissenova has held talks with the Chairman of the Asian forum of parliamentarians on population and development, Mr. Keizo Takemi.
During the meeting the two delegations discussed the issues of cooperation and experience exchange in the sphere of social support, as well as the priorities of social issues on the agenda of Governments of Kazakhstan and countries of Asia.
According to the Minister, Tamara Duissenova: "During meetings with colleagues from foreign countries we are discussing social problems and their solution methods, which enables us to find new possibilities for joint action".
"Kazakhstan is a young country. I was surprised by the birth rate in the country. In this regard, in Astana we are planning to hold a conference "Investing in youth". Please provide Sodeistvie and to take an active part. Because young people are our future and they are the future for high-quality labor market" - said Mr. Takemi.
AFPPD was formed in 1981 at the initiative of the United Nations Fund for population. The forum Secretariat is located in Bangkok (Thailand). Part of the function 29 AFPPD national committees of parliamentarians on population and development offices located in Kazakhstan, Australia, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Vietnam and other Asian countries.
The main objectives of AFPPD are: the promotion of initiatives to improve the quality of life and well-being of the Asian population, the active involvement of members of national parliaments in the program in population, reproductive healthcare, family planning in the Asia-Pacific region. In order AFPPD conducts research in these areas and making recommendations based on their results. The forum regularly organizes regional and national seminars, conferences, send fact-finding mission aimed at raising awareness of deputies-members of the Forum on population and development.
The parties agreed to hold the first conference "Investing in youth" on bilateral cooperation in Astana.