Bakytzhan Sagintayev to inspect the implementation of the President’s instructions in Atyrau region
Today, on behalf of the Head of State, Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev arrived in Atyrau region to get familiarized with the implementation of the President’s Addresses Third Modernization of Kazakhstan: Global Competitiveness, New Development Opportunities in the Conditions of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Five Social Initiatives, and state and sectoral programs.
Visits to a number of industrial sites are planned during this working trip. These are the plant for the production of polyethylene films and a gas turbine power plant located in the Special Economic Zone National Industrial Petrochemical Technopark; the bridge over the Ural River, designed to become part of the highway AktobeAtyrau Astrakhan; the intellectual deposit project at JSC Embamunaygas, implemented within the framework of the State program “Digital Kazakhstan”.
Bakytzhan Sagintayev will also visit the livestock breeding complex of SP Saraishyk LLP, where he will get acquainted with the implementation of the Agro-Industrial Complex Development State Program and the measures taken to develop the agricultural industry.
The meeting with Atyrau region’s student youth will focus on issues of implementation of the President’s Five Social Initiatives, in particular, increasing the accessibility of education and improving the living conditions of students.
There will also be a meeting with employees of the region’s healthcare sector. The participants will consider measures to deregulate the sector, develop the private medical services sector, including through the PPP mechanism.
The issues of social and economic development of the region, the achievement of target indicators for the development of the region’s economy for 2018, the expansion of microlending and the development of entrepreneurship are on the agenda of the meeting with the region’s working assets and business representatives.
Recall, this is the third working trip to the regions of the country this year. Earlier, Bakytzhan Sagintayev made working trips to South Kazakhstan and Kyzylorda regions.
For reference: Atyrau region is one of the main oil producing regions of Kazakhstan, at the same time, measures are being taken in the region to diversify the economy. The volume of industrial production for January-February of this year amounted to 1125.7 billion tenge. Index of actual volume 114.1% of January 2017.
Within the first five-year industrialization period (2010-2014), 28 new projects were finished in the region, creating 2100 jobs.
In the second five-year plan (2015-2019), another 26 projects are planned, while 3500 new workplaces will emerge in the region. In 2018, it is planned to commission 4 large projects, including a pharmaceutical plant and a poultry plant, for the amount of 19.5 billion tenge with the creation of 254 jobs.
Investments in fixed assets amounted to 542.6 billion tenge or 210% of January-February 2017.
Source: Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan