Currently Almaty’s General Plan is in process of development and coordination. The rapid economic development has increased the metropolitan’s population by 20%.
Representing the General Plan to the Prime Minister, mayor of Almaty B. Baibek noted that the new General Plan focuses on the global trends.
The Draft General Plan was developed taking into account the inter-regional schemes of territorial development of Almaty agglomeration.
The updated General Plan of Almaty was designed by 2035.
In 2014, by the Decree of the Head of State the territory of Almaty exceeded 70 thousand ha. Currently, the population of the city is 1 million 716 thousand 779 people.