EU-funded Programme provided ICT and other specialised equipment to the Kazakh state agencies

  • Thematic Component: General
  • Country: Kazakhstan

On August 17, the EU funded Border Management Programme in Central Asia (BOMCA10) officially handed over computer equipment to the Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Agriculture and Ministry of Finance of Kazakhstan, with a total value of 84 329 EUR.

In particular, 10 sets of computers with monitors, 3 printers and 4 scanners were handed over for the Committee of Migration Service of the Ministry of Interior. This set of equipment will assist in establishing of information systems in three newly created regional Migration police units.

17 laptops and 5 computers with monitors BOMCA provided to the Veterinary control and supervision service of the Ministry of Agriculture. ICT will be used at the border control checkpoint at the Kazakh-Kyrgyz and Kazakh-Uzbek borders for the effective implementation of their activities.

Also, EU-funded Programme handed over 28 professional endoscopes to the State Revenue Service of the Ministry of Finance. Said equipment will be used at the Kazakh-Kyrgyz, Kazakh-Uzbek and Kazakh-Chinese borders. Training Centre of the State Revenue Committee received 15 computers, 5 laptops and interactive board to be used for organisation of distance learning courses for employees of regional offices responsible for border security, thus improving the level of professional training of employees of state revenue bodies using modern educational approaches.

It is worth noting that these assets were purchased by BOMCA 10 following an ad hoc request by the national counterparts, as well as assessment of their needs to further strengthen the technical basis of respective agencies, which in its turn supports the achievement of results under the BOMCA programme.