The 48th meeting of the CIS Electric Power Council was held in Almaty

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On 23 October 2015, the 48th meeting of the CIS Electric Power Council (EPS) 

was held in Almaty involving the heads of state relevant departments, industry 

organizations of the Council member countries and representatives of energy 

companies.

Bakytzhan Kazhiyev, the Chairman of Management Board, and Bakytkhan 

Zhazykbayev, First Deputy Chairman of Management Board, attended the official 

events on behalf of KEGOC.

The meeting participants heard reports and considered issues on the preparation of 

CIS power systems for the autumn and winter period of 2015-2016, on the 

implementation of the Consolidated Scheduled Plan for establishing the common 

electricity market of CIS countries, on the implementation progress of the CIS 

Member States Interaction and Cooperation Strategy in the power industry (basic 

areas), and other issues.

Also, the President and Vice-President of the CIS Electric Power Council were 

elected at the meeting.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

The CIS Electric Power Council and its working body - the Executive Committee 

were established in accordance with the Agreement on Coordination of Interstate 

Relations in the power industry of the Commonwealth of Independent States, 

signed by the heads of the Commonwealth governments on 14 February 1992.