A working meeting of the NCIP members from NGO and members of the NCIP working groups on validation and reconciliation was held in Kazakhstan on 19 July, 2019, within the EITI implementation in Kazakhstan. The issues of readiness for validation (13 August, 2019), the project of the Additional Report to the 13th National EITI Report for 2017, which will be evaluated by the validator, were discussed during the meeting. According to the comments of the International EITI Secretariat, the Additional Report includes additional information on quasi-fiscal expenditures, SWAP-contracts, lists of transferred facilities and the number of contracts, which were concluded for hydrocarbon raw materials in 2017, financial interactions in national companies and other data. The impact of the EITI, as a tool of the positive influence on the development of industries, was evaluated. The problematic issues in terms of financing of the communication activities, increasing knowledge capacity, ensuring participation of the NCIP members from NGO in the NCIP meetings and other activities in the framework of the EITI implementation were also discussed.