A plenary meeting of the Senate was held under the Chairmanship of Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on 27 October.
The Senate has ratified the Paris Agreement. The document was adopted in December 2015 Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. Ratification of the Paris Agreement will contribute to achieving the goals of sustainable development and represents a number of measures that will reduce emissions and strengthen resilience to climate change.
Senators also ratified the Agreement in the form of an exchange of notes on the procedure for recognition of official documents confirming residency issued by the competent authorities of Kazakhstan and Russia within the framework of the Convention between the Governments of Kazakhstan and Russia on avoidance of double taxation and prevention of tax evasion on income and capital taxes.