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Bakytzhan Sagintayev arrives in the East Kazakhstan region to clarify the objectives of the Address of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan

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by October 10, 2018 Medical

Today, on behalf of the Head of State, Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev arrived in the East Kazakhstan region with a working visit. In order to clarify the main tasks set by the President in the Address Growing Welfare of Kazakh Citizens: Increase in Income and Quality of Life, meetings will be held with the active core and representatives of the public of Semey and Ust-Kamenogorsk.

In the city of Semey, the main areas of the President’s Address will be discussed at a meeting with activists and representatives of the public: raising income levels, improving the quality of education and healthcare, and housing affordability. A number of industrial and social facilities will also be visited, on the example of which the Prime Minister will get acquainted with the implementation of the state programs Nurly Zhol, Nurly Zher, Densaulyk and others in the region.

In the regional center, at the meeting with the active core and representatives of the public, attention will be paid to social tasks aimed at improving the welfare of the people. A wide range of issues will be considered, including new approaches in the development of industrialization, small and medium-sized businesses, the agro-industrial complex, and the sustainable development of regions. In Ust-Kamenogorsk, visits are planned to major manufacturing facilities and educational institutions.

The working trip to the region began in Semey. The Prime Minister got acquainted with the reconstruction of the runway and the air terminal. Akim of the East Kazakhstan region D. Akhmetov reported that the modernization of the airport will increase the number of flights and passengers served, as well as increase the level of flight safety.

Reconstruction of the airport began in December 2016 as part of the state program “Nurly Zhol” and will be completed this year. The project includes the repair of the runway, taxiways and apron, as well as the terminal building. The works on the runway were completed in full: today, the strip receives and sends aircraft of interregional and intraregional flights. Since September 2 this year, the runway receives An-24 aircraft flying the routes Ust-Kamenogorsk-Semey-Urzhar, Semey-Almaty, Semey-Astana. With regards to the air terminal, the volume of completed work today is 93%.

Following the modernization, the airport will meet the requirements of ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization) for class B international airports, which will make it possible to receive aircraft such as Boeing, Airbus, IL-76 with a passenger capacity of up to 300 people. This will enable an increase in the number of serviced aircraft to 25-30 flights per day, passengers – up to 200 people per hour. The building of the passenger terminal will meet the requirements of safe operation, which will significantly improve the quality of service.

It will be possible to attract not only domestic airlines Scat, Qazaq Air, Bek Air, Air Astana, but also organize international flights to the Russian Federation, Turkey, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates. Separate halls of international and domestic airlines will appear in the air terminal, modern inspection equipment will be installed. In general, the complex will provide jobs for more than 250 people, � the Deputy Akim of the East Kazakhstan region, S. Aktanov, reported.

Recall, the Prime Minister is making a number of working visits to the regions on behalf of the Head of State. Earlier Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev visited Atyrau, Aktobe, Karaganda, Kostanay, Kyzylorda, Mangystau, South Kazakhstan (now Turkestan), West Kazakhstan, North Kazakhstan, Akmola and Pavlodar regions.

Source: Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan

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