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Imangali Tasmagambetov synchronized watches before the start of the World Winter Universiade

04 January 2017, 14:54

Today, Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan, Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the 28th World Winter Universiade-2017 Imangali Tasmagambetov held a retreat and checked the final readiness of the facilities to the implementation of large-scale sporting event in Almaty.

Preparation for the Universiade entered the final phase, which requires careful consideration of all the services in detail. It should be noted that transport service and traffic safety issues are the most important area of ​​work.

"With respect to transport logistics, we have some experience in the preparation for the OSCE Summit and the Asian Winter Games. It can be applied with regard to the transport service of delegations, sports teams, but at the same time, there are other issues such as increasing the traffic load during the torch relay. To do this, it is necessary to consider additional measures to unload the street and not create inconvenience for the residents of the cities of Kazakhstan, especially in Almaty and Astana," said Deputy Prime Minister during the retreat.

With regard to the availability structures, I. Tasmagambetov noted, taking into account the completion of work on the main objects, it is necessary to solve the problems of their full settlement in accordance with the required specifications - both standard and safety in operation. In addition, Deputy Prime Minister noted the good preparatory work and gave instructions to  mayor of Almaty city Bauyrzhan Baibek together with interested city departments and agencies to organize working committees with the mandatory implementation of safety requirements and rules of operation of objects with mass stay of people.

Deputy Prime Minister also set a task with the participation of representatives of the Organizing Committee of the Winter Universiade to work out issues of compliance with the functional requirements for each of the facilities where the competitions planned. And, of course, in accordance with the project and landscaping areas adjacent to the new sports facilities, to perform the necessary scope of work on landscaping, outdoor lighting and decoration, equipment, parking lots and parking lots.

"I would especially like to dwell on the importance of training of our athletes and of the opening ceremony. These major world events are of great importance and should ensure the effective promotion of sports and healthy lifestyle," Deputy Prime Minister said.

It is less than a month before the start of the 8th World Winter Universiade. The organizational phase of preparations for the Games coming to an end. In this regard, Imangali Tasmagambetov again checked the clock and gave instructions on the need for additional measures in terms of the timely preparation of sports venues and facilities, hotels, restaurants, transport and communication systems, and other urban infrastructure for the reception and service of foreign delegations and teams, media representatives , tourists and visitors.

Besides, I. Tasmagambetov checked the readiness of international ski jump complex "Sunkar" to take the athletes and guests, got acquainted with the technique that will be used during the Universiade, volunteer group, the information center and the attributes of the Universiade.

Imangali Tasmagambetov synchronized watches before the start of the World Winter Universiade
Imangali Tasmagambetov synchronized watches before the start of the World Winter Universiade