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Karim Massimov arrives on working trip to West Kazakhstan region

11 August 2016, 17:01
West Kazakhstan Region
Photo: Официальный сайт Премьер-Министра РК

On the instruction of the Head of State the Prime Minister has arrived in West Kazakhstan on a working visit to evaluate the socio-economic development of the region.

The program of the working visit includes a meeting with the employees and the public of the region, visiting infrastructure facilities, agricultural enterprises.

It is planned that the Prime Minister will assess the progress of reconstruction of the road "Uralsk - Taskala - the border of the Russian Federation", which is implemented under the state program of infrastructure development "Nurly Zhol".

Given the strategic importance of transport and logistics projects of the region and the country on the  whole, Karim Massimov will hold a meeting on condition of roads in West Kazakhstan region.

In addition, the Prime Minister will discuss actual directions of food processing industry with representatives of agribusiness and visit the "Kublei" company.

Problematic issues and prospects of development of gas sector will be discussed at a meeting with heads of companies, government agencies.

West Kazakhstan region has great industrial importance for the republic. The region's industry is represented by enterprises of oil - gas production, petroleum refining, machine building, metallurgy, defense, mining, garment and food industries.

Within the first five-year plan of the Industrialization Map 31 project was implemented, 1828 jobs were created. In the second five-year plan it is planned to  implement 11 projects.

The population of West Kazakhstan region is more than 639 thousand people, about 48% live in urban areas.