News by tag - Transport

Costly but safe. Head of MES lists potentially dangerous areas needing to be addressed in advance before floods

The current flood situation in the country today is relatively stable. At the same time, according to the preliminary forecast of Kazhydromet JSC, at the end of February and in March in the south-eastern, northern and central parts of the country may fall heavy precipitation with a monthly norm per day. Such data at the Government session chaired by Prime Minister Olzhas Bektenov was voiced by the head of the Ministry for Emergency Situations Chingis Arinov. 

Reducing flight delays during bad weather: government agencies to strengthen cooperation on transportation issues

Issues of accessibility of transport communication were discussed at the first meeting of the new year chaired by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Alikhan Smailov.

Kazakhstan starts building new railroad to China: cargo turnover to increase by another 20 mln tons

The construction of a new railway line Bakhty - Ayagoz with a length of 272 km started in Abay region. Alikhan Smailov, Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan, gave an official start to the works in the mode of teleconference.

Capacity of Almaty, Kyzylorda and Shymkent airports to increase by several times

On the modernization of aviation infrastructure of Kazakhstan at the Government session reported the Minister of Transport Marat Karabayev. The issues of domestic and international air transportation network development, aircraft fleet replenishment and personnel situation in the industry were also considered.

For 11 months of 2023 transportation through seaports amounted to 6.5 million tons — Karabayev

For 11 months of the current year Kazakhstani ports served 25% more ship calls than last year. Such data at the Government session under the chairmanship of Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Alikhan Smailov was announced by the Minister of Transport Marat Karabayev. However, the dynamically growing intensity of navigation and shoaling of the Caspian Sea adequately require accelerated creation of navigation safety system. 

3 times more cargo can be transported through Kazakhstan seaports than now — Alikhan Smailov

Issues of water transport development were considered at the regular Government session under the chairmanship of Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Alikhan Smailov. 

Kazakhstan modernizes 45 road checkpoints

A total of 52 checkpoints are functioning along the perimeter of the state border, modernization works are carried out synchronously with neighboring countries within the framework of road maps. This was announced by Deputy Minister of Transport Satzhan Ablaliyev at the Government session. 

Kazakhstan plans to increase cargo transit from China to Europe through its territory 5 times by 2029

Issues of development of road freight transportation and transit were considered at the Government session under the chairmanship of Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Alikhan Smailov.

Landmark megaproject: Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan to be connected via new railroad

Construction of a new railway line Darbaza – Maktaaral with a length of 152 km started in Turkestan region. Alikhan Smailov, Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan, gave an official start to the works in the mode of teleconference.

Transit cargo transportation through our country to grow to 35 million tons by 2029

The volume of transported cargo from China to Europe through our country has increased significantly in recent years, with the share of China in Kazakhstan's transit traffic increased to 27%, amounting to 6.2 million tons. This was stated by Minister of Transportation Marat Karabayev at the Government session. 

Prime Minister of Kazakhstan orders to halve terms of clearance and passage of railroad cargoes

Measures for further development of the railway industry considered at the Government session chaired by Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Alikhan Smailov. 

Alikhan Smailov instructs to develop effective measures to eliminate bottlenecks in rail freight transportation

Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Alikhan Smailov held a meeting on further development of transport and transit potential of the republic and activities of the Kazakhstan Temir Zholy national company.

Remove all constraints to transport and transit potential: key sectoral issues considered by Government 

A wide range of topical issues of transport industry development was discussed at the meeting in the Government under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Alikhan Smailov. 

Kazakhstan plans to increase penalty from 10 to 150 monthly calculation index for carrying out technical inspection without vehicle

At the Government session under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Alikhan Smailov considered measures of road safety. First Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs Marat Kozhaev, Acting Minister of Transport Talgat Lastayev, Head of the Ministry for Emergency Situations Syrym Sharipkhanov, Akim of Turkestan region Darkhan Satybaldy made reports on this issue. 

Economic ties between Kazakhstan and Singapore to continue strengthening

Today Deputy Prime Minister - Minister of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan Yerulan Zhamaubayev held a meeting with the General Director of the Singapore company "Surbana Jurong Group" Mr. Sean Chao. 

Suppression of low-quality works, introduction of new technologies and materials: Alikhan Smailov outlines tasks in road construction sphere

Issues of construction and reconstruction of roads of republican, regional and district values were considered at the Headquarters for the implementation of the election program of the Head of State under the chairmanship of Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Alikhan Smailov.