The Ministry of Investment and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan is the central executive body of the Republic of Kazakhstan carrying out management in the fields of industry and industrial and innovative development, scientific and technological development, mining and smelting complex, local content development, engineering, chemical, pharmaceutical and medical industry, light industry, woodworking and furniture industry, building industry and manufacture of building materials; safety of machinery and equipment and safety of chemical production according to a branch orientation; state investment policy and investment support, creation of favorable investment climate; establishment, operation and abolition of special economic zones; export control; technical regulation and maintenance of unity of measurements; mineral resources, except for hydrocarbon raw materials; the state geological studying, reproduction of mineral resources base, rational and complex use of bowels, the state control of resource exploitation of the underground water and therapeutic mud, solid minerals except coal and uranium; energy conservation and efficiency, tourist activities, and implementation of public policies to support investment; in the fields of rail, road, inland waterway transport, merchant shipping, in the use of airspace of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the civil and experimental aviation, highways; industrial safety; communication, informatization and “e-government”, information; space activities.