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Sagintayev holds meeting on flood control measures on the Khorgos River

03 August 2016, 23:28
Photo: Официальный сайт Премьер-Министра РК

In the Ukimet Uyi First Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev has held a meeting on flood control measures on the Khorgos River.  

Due to heavy rainfall in June and July the water level on the Khorgos river has increased, which led to the erosion of the unfinished portion of the protective dams, the four pillars of power transmission line of the International Border Cooperation Center "Khorgos". To protect the river from floods, the special equipment was put into service.

Following the meeting B.Sagintayev instructed the Committee for Emergency Situations of the Ministry of Interior to develop and adopt a set of flood control measures to pass water on the Khorgos river, LLP "KazSeleZashshita" - to strengthen monitoring and warning about flow situation.

In addition, the responsible state authorities should take measures to restore the damaged facilities, to organize the implementation of measures for flood prevention for 2016-2017, to launch a project of construction of protective structures on the Khorgos River.

First Deputy of the Prime Minister also instructed the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Ministry of Foreign Affairs to agree the  "Mudflow check dam Chukurbulak" with China and examine it before the end of 2016.