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Prime Minister inspects the safety of Atyrau Airport

08 August 2016, 18:10
Atyrau Region
Photo: Официальный сайт Премьер-Министра РК

On the instruction of the Head of State to ensure a high level of safety of strategic objects of transport infrastructure, the Prime Minister Karim Massimov has inspected Atyrau airport.

Taking into account the threat of terrorism after the incident in Aktobe on June 5 of this year, the new order to strengthen security measures was implemented at all crowded objects on July 18 in Almaty. Security issues at airports play a crucial role in eliminating the threat of terrorism.

Karim Massimov visited the hall of arrivals and departures at the international sector of the airport and waiting room. The Prime Minister was presented a report on the work of the airport; he also got acquainted with the approved project on the construction of additional facilities to the terminal building.

Passengers at the airport are inspected by special modern technical equipment - X-ray devices for control checks and inspection of hand luggage, baggage, cargo and mail, without opening them, as well as devices to detect metal objects hidden under clothing or on the human body.

During trips to the regions, Karim Massimov drew particular attention to the issues of security of transport infrastructure, especially airports. So, the Prime Minister has inspected the airports of Aktobe, Karaganda, Taldykorgan, Kostanai, Pavlodar and familiarized himself with the reconstruction of the airport in Petropavlovsk.