Prime Minister controls work of Uralsk airport

11 August 2016, 17:10
West Kazakhstan Region

The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Karim Masimov has got acquainted with the security system of Uralsk airport during his working trip to West Kazakhstan region.

Security issues of strategically important infrastructure facilities especially airports and railway stations are paid a special attention in Kazakhstan.

"It is necessary to equip all airports, bus and railway stations with modern inspection systems yards - quality video surveillance using the example of other countries. All these measures should not create inconvenience for the citizens, "the Head of State  said at a meeting of the Security Council.

All relevant organizations, including the airports and the airlines of Kazakhstan  were ordered to strengthen security measures in view of the threat of terrorism.

The Prime -Minister visited the airport in Uralsk, where he got acquainted with the system of safety and was informed on measures to ensure the normal operation of air harbor.

Uralsk International Airport was put into operation in 1972. The capacity of the terminal is 200 passengers per hour, the terminal’s capacity is  100 passengers per hour. The airport complex is provided with the necessary equipment and personnel to service the aircraft, passengers.

During trips to  regions Karim Massimov has already checked airports in Aktobe, Karaganda, Taldykorgan, Kostanai, Pavlodar, Atyrau, Aktau, and familiarized with the reconstruction of airport in Petropavlovsk.