On November 17, 2017 in Almaty representatives of the IAAR took part in discussion on the Draft Law of RK «On introducing amendments and additions to some legislative acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the issues of academic and managerial autonomy expansion of higher educational institutions» conducted by MES RK together with Association of Higher Educational Institutions of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Director of the Department for the Higher and Postgraduates Education of the MES RK Kobenova G.I., member of the Mazhilis of the Parliament of RK working group, Rector of the North Kazakhstan State University Omirbaev S.M., President of the Association of Higher Educational Institutions of RK Alshanov R.A. made presentations on drafting the bill. Rectors and vice-rectors of the higher educational institutions of the Republic have also participated in this event.