Bakytzhan Sagintayev gets acquainted with master plan for development of new city of Nurkent in Almaty region
The projects of the Khorgos Center and the creation of the free economic zone Khorgos-Eastern Gate are objects of interstate importance and involve the attraction of a significant amount of labor resources, which is from 36 to 68 thousand new jobs. In order to ensure a comfortable living of citizens, a new city of Nurkent is being built since 2013.
The total area of the city is 1,460 hectares. Prime Minister Sagintayev was told that by 2035 the population of the city will be approximately 99,000. At the same time, by 2022 more than 1 million square meters of housing (Stage I) will be commissioned � these are about 5 districts, or 50,000 people. In Nurkent, in the framework of the first stage, construction of 24 social facilities is also planned, including 8 schools, 12 kindergartens, one clinic and 3 medical centers.
The head of the construction department of the akimat of the Almaty region, B. Takenov, reported that design estimates for the two 86-apartment buildings would be ready by March 2019. The third house is being developed at the expense of a private investor. As part of the II stage, about 4,000 people will be provided with housing. The total area of the housing stock is 70,000 square meters.
In addition, as part of the implementation of the Nurly Zher program, the Akimat of the Panfilovsky district is designing four 60-unit apartment houses with an area of 16,815 m�.
Recall the village Nurkent, located on the territory of the Penzhinsky rural district, became the starting point for the construction of a new city. Today, over three thousand people live here. In the framework of the Nurly Zher program, 120 families received housing in 2017. At the same time, there are social infrastructure facilities: a school, a hospital, a kindergarten.
Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan