Prosecutor General of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mr. Zhakip Assanov took part at the 21st Annual Conference and General Meeting of the International Association of Prosecutors (IAP) on theme “The Prosecutor and the Investigator”, which was held in Dublin (the Republic of Ireland) in the period of September 12-14, 2016. The forum brought together the heads of the supreme supervisory authorities from more than 80 countries.
Today the staff of the Prosecutor General's Office and the State Revenue Committee in assistance of Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the Republic of Armenia have extradited the citizen of Kazakhstan for criminal prosecution for commiting economic crimes.
58-years-old Suren Manasyan is accused for creation of the pseudo-entities in part of organized group, and also for rendering assistance to tax avoidance, which entailed causing especially major damage to the state on the amount more than 200 million tenge.
Today Prosecutor General of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mr. Zhakip Assanov has met with ex Chief Justice of England and Wales Mr.Lord Woolf Kenneth.
Participants of a meeting discussed issues of a bilateral cooperation, including interaction with the leading international lawyers and development of partnerships in the field of legal proceedings and reforming of arbitration activities.
The treaties with the Republic of Serbia on legal assistance in criminal matters, on extradition and on transfer of sentenced persons were signed today in the framework of the official visit of the President Republic of Kazakhstan H.E. Mr. Nursultan Nazarbayev to Belgrade.
Prosecutor General Mr. Zhakip Assanov signed documents from Kazakh side, from the Serbian side – Minister of Justice Ms. Nella Kuburovich.
Today Prosecutor General of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mr. Zhakip Assanov has met with Public Prosecutor of Serbia Ms. Zagorka Dolovac.
In the course of the meeting they discussed the prospects of international legal relations between Kazakhstan and Serbia within the forthcoming signing of the three interstate treaties on criminal matters, on extradition and on transfer of sentenced persons.
Today First Deputy Prosecutor General of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mr. Iogan Merkel has met with the US Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Ms. Sarah Sewall.
Mr. I.Merkel has informed about the main directions of activities of prosecution authorities, about measures being taken to ensure legality and rule of law, underlining that protection of human rights during criminal investigation is the focus of prosecutors much attention.
Today the Prosecutor General of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mr. Zhakip Assanov has held a meeting with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the USA to the Republic of Kazakhstan Mr. George Krol.
During the conversation Ambassador was informed about the main activities of the prosecution authorities to ensure the rule of law, the fight against crime, also about the establishment at the present stage.
Today by the staff of the Prosecutor General’s Office and the State Revenue Committee with assistance of the Embassy of the Republic Kazakhstan in Thailand, the national of Kazakhstan was extradited for criminal prosecution.
Kazakhstan successfully presented its report at the UN Committee on Human Rights
On June 22-23, 2016 in the framework of the 117th Session of the UN Human Rights Committee in Geneva the Republic of Kazakhstan presented its second periodic report on the implementation of its international obligations in accordance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR).