A.Mamin: Development of Shchuchinsk-Borovsky resort area is a priority
The First Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Askar Mamin held a meeting on development of Shchuchinsk-Borovsky resort area (hereinafter � SBRA).
Stressing the importance of implementing the plan on SBRA development for 2012-2016, A.Mamin noted that the Head of State attaches great importance to the establishment of appropriate infrastructure of the Akmola region unique resort.
Akim of Akmola region Sergey Kulagin reported on the implementing the second phase of the Plan for SBRA development.
Implementation of the second phase of plan for SBRA development, which aims at creating attractive investment climate and at ensuring the tourist inflow this year, is coming to a conclusion with 85 events being carried out, 47 of which have been already performed, while 38 are currently in progress. Among the matters of priority are stable heat and water supply, construction of the unified sewerage system which ensures ecological safety, construction and repair of roads, S.Kulagin said.
The region implements the measures for the development of tourist infrastructure, along with implementing the projects of housing infrastructure, water supply and sanitation, transport infrastructure as the plan for SBRA development provides for.
Investments in the economy of Burabay region in recent years amounted to 58 billion tenge, including 22 billion of budget funds and 36 billion of private resources. 48 accommodation and recreation facilities have been built at the investors expense.
203 accommodation and recreation facilities are currently operating; the volume of services has increased fivefold. There is an opportunity to receive up to 9,000 people at the same time. Capacity of recreation areas has increased 2.5 times.
There is an annual increase in tourists’ inflow, which has doubled in recent years. Thus, over 500,000 tourists visit the resort area in summer period, and about a million over the year.
The First Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan A.Mamin noted that the big work has been done in general on implementing the 2nd phase of plan for SBRA development.
At the same time, taking into account the objectives of promoting the resort area and developing the tourism industry of Kazakhstan, A.Mamin gave specific instructions aimed at ensuring the timely implementation of the plan for SBRA development.
Source: Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan.