Askar Mamin considered Almaty agglomeration development issues
A.Mamin familiarized with the construction of satellite town Gate City located in the northern part of Almaty agglomeration.
Currently, facilities of water, electricity, gas, road infrastructure are built in satellite town Gate City; heating networks is under construction. The implementation of six projects in the industrial zone, as well as the first residential complexes will start in 2017.
First Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan also inspected the construction of the transport interchange “Northern ring � Bokeikhanov.” The transport interchange will be put into construction in December 2017. The long-term capacity is 361,177 cars per day.
During the visit, A. Mamin instructed to start the reconstruction of Almaty – Bishkek road in “Altyn Orda” market area in the first half of 2017. This area is one of the busiest at the entrance / exit of Almaty. First Deputy of Prime Minister also instructed to begin the construction of Big Almaty Ring Road (BAKAD) length of 66 km (6-8 bands) on public-private partnership in the first half of next year.
During the working visit, A. Mamin visited the industrial zone, which is located in the north-western part of Alatau district of Almaty. Industrial Zone with a total area of 490 hectares divided into six industrial sectors. It is food, engineering, construction, pharmaceutical, chemical and light industry. A. Mamin acquainted with the work of the greenhouse complex BRB APK LLP on the territory of Industrial Zone. Up to 20 tons of vegetables were collected in the greenhouse at night.
Then, First Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan inspected the construction progress of “Dostyk” metro station, located in Auezov district of the city. The new station will be built along Abay Avenue under the roadway, West Street Momyshuly.
“The development of the underground is very important for Almaty. Taking into account the commissioning of two new stations “Sary-Arka” and “Dostyk,” the passenger traffic will increase from 45 to 90 thousand passengers per day,” A. Mamin said.
Commissioning of two new stations is planned in 2020.
At the end of his working visit to Almaty Governor’s office, meeting on Almaty agglomeration development was held.
A. Mamin said that President Nursultan Nazarbayev pays special attention to Almaty agglomeration development issue.
“Issues of infrastructure development satellite city Gate City, the construction of new metro stations, development of the city transport scheme and implementation of industrial projects were discussed during the visit . These are the projects that contribute to the formation of a modern metropolitan area. Almaty agglomeration is one of the most important points of the dynamic development of the country. World experience shows that the agglomeration is the economic engines,” A Mamin concluded.
Source: Official Internet Resource of Almaty City