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The issue of ensuring safety during the Expo-2017 is a top priority

11 April 2017, 19:52

Today, First Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Askar Mamin, held an off-site meeting of the Interdepartmental Commission on Security and Law Enforcement during the preparation and holding of EXPO-2017.

During the meeting, the heads of government agencies responsible for ensuring security reported on the work.

A set of measures has been adopted to ensure the protection of public order and security, operational management and the resolution of emerging issues. An operational Headquarters and a Working Group have been established among the heads of special, law enforcement and other state bodies and organizations.

The Police Department and the Fire Department opened on the territory of EXPO-2017. A month before the opening of the exhibition, the Security Center will be launched.

In total, more than 9,000 law enforcement officers will be involved in the protection of public order.

In addition, entrance groups of the exhibition complex are equipped with metal detectors, X-ray television sets, video analytics and face recognition systems, as well as visitor fixing, will be used there.

Together with the State Revenue Committee of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan, an inspection of all goods and goods imported to the exhibition complex through mobile inspection and inspection complexes is already being conducted.

For visual control and prompt response, more than 2,000 CCTV cameras have been installed at the exhibition sites, which have been withdrawn to the Operational Control Center of the Department of Internal Affairs of Astana.

The international specialized exhibition EXPO-2017 will be held from 10 June to 10 September 2017. Chairman of the Board of "NC" Astana Expo-2017" JSC, Akhmetzhan Yessimov, said that the main objects of the Expo, such as the international pavilion were put into operation. 125 countries and 21 international organizations confirmed their participation in the exhibition. 88 countries have already started work, another 13 countries will start this week.

Summing up the results of the meeting of the Interdepartmental Commission, First Deputy Prime Minister, A. Mamin, stressed that there is a great deal of organizational and preparatory work for the International Specialized Exhibition EXPO-2017. At the same time, he noted that ensuring the safety of exhibitors and visitors is a top priority.

On the territory of the International Specialized Exhibition EXPO-2017, A. Mamin inspected the security services and law and order.

He visited a new specialized fire department, the police department of the Esil district and got acquainted with the order of vehicle inspection at the Logistics Center and also the work of the Security Center.

The issue of ensuring safety during the Expo-2017 is a top priority
The issue of ensuring safety during the Expo-2017 is a top priority