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Kazakhstan May Get An Economic Ombudsman


http://gdb.rferl.org/8803DE91-B449-47D7-B13C-4AAAB539EC78_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/8803DE91-B449-47D7-B13C-4AAAB539EC78_mw800_mh600.jpg The administrative center of the Kazakh capital, Astana (epa) August 2, 2006 -- Kazakh authorities are considering creating the post of ombudsman to monitor the rights of privately owned small and medium-sized businesses.


An aide to President Nursultan Nazarbaev, Erbol Orynbaev, said the new ombudsman would have no decision-making power, but would be assured of the government's support.


(Kazakhstan Today, Kazinform)

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