Government reviews implementation of infrastructure projects under the Nurly Zhol state program
The Government meeting chaired by Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev reviewed the results of implementing the Nurly Zhol Infrastructure Development State Program for the first half of the year.
Minister of National Economy T. Suleimenov reported that for the implementation of the State program in 2017, 484.2 billion tenge is allocated through all sources. The funds are allocated for the implementation of projects in such areas as the development of transport, logistics and industrial infrastructure, the modernization of heat, water and sanitation systems, the development of education infrastructure, co-financing projects with MFIs.
Minister of Investments and Development Zhenis Kassymbek reported on the implementation of road projects, the development of transport and logistics potential, as well as measures to increase freight and passenger traffic in rail and air transport.
In general, it was noted that the large-scale implementation of infrastructure projects within the framework of the Nurly Zhol program will allow increasing the speed of transportation, reducing transportation costs, improving the service and fulfilling transit potential, which will positively affect the growth of economic activity, productivity and socio-economic development of Kazakhstan.
The meeting was addressed by Minister of Education and Y. Sagadiyev, Chairman of the Board of Samruk-Kazyna JSC U. Shukeyev, Deputy Minister of Finance T. Savelyeva, Deputy Chairman of the Baiterek Holding A. Arifkhanov, Akims of Zhambyl and Akmola regions K. Kokrekbayev and M. Murzalin.
Summing up the examination of the issue, Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev instructed the Ministry of National Economy, together with the Ministry of Finance and program administrators, to keep the issue of timely application of budget funds and implementation of projects under constant control.
Source: Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan