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Prime Minister Karim Massimov inspects security system of Almaty Airport

15 August 2016, 16:35
Photo: Официальный сайт Премьер-Министра РК

Prime Minister Karim Massimov  gets acquainted with security system of Almaty International Airport

Security and anti-terrorist protection of transport facilities is under special control of the Head of State of Kazakhstan and the Prime Minister.  The President Nursultan Nazarbayev  spoke about the necessity to ensure and strengthen security measures in public places at the meetings of the Security Council.

In June, at a Government meeting, Karim Massimov warned the Akims of regions and cities that during the course of his working trips, he would personally inspect airport screening systems and stations.

The President of JSC "Almaty International airport" A. Bekmukhambetov reported  on engineering and technical condition and antiterrorist protectionto the  Prime Minister. Director of the Southern Regional Branch of JSC "Station Service" E. Shintekov  and head of  LLP "International Bus Sayran" E. Abildayev familiarized Karim Massimov with the security system  of the railway and bus stations of the city.

The international airport of Almaty is the largest airfield complex in Kazakhstan, the country  ranks the first in domestic and international passenger and cargo air transportation. In 2015, the aviation hub of Almaty served more than 4.9 million passengers.


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In Kazakhstan, the "yellow" level of terrorist threat has been extended till January 15, 2017.

The decision was made by Chairman of the National Security Committee in accordance with the Presidential Decree "On approval of the rules of organization and functioning of the state system to inform the public about the threat of terrorism" of August 9, 2013 N 611.

According to the order, the following terrorist threat levels can be set in all territories of regions and localities of the Republic of Kazakhstan:

moderate ( "yellow") - in case of requiring the  confirmation about the real possibility of Terrorism act (s);

high ( "orange") - in  case of confirmed information about the real possibility of  act (acts) of terrorism;

critical ( "red") - if there is information about held acts of terrorism.