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KAZAKH PM CHAIRED FIRST MEETING OF THE TRANSPORT COUNCIL

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by February 7, 2020 Market

The first meeting of the Transport Council under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Askar Mamin took place, Strategy2050.kz reports with reference to the press service of the Prime Minister.

The issues of developing the country’s transit and transport potential are the most important area of work of the Government. The transport industry is one of the drivers of Kazakhstan’s economic growth and has great development potential. In this regard, it was decided to create the Transport Council, Askar Mamin said.

The Head of Government noted that the transport sector occupies 8.2% of Kazakhstan’s GDP. At the end of 2019, the industry’s growth rate was 5.1%, while the number of employees exceeded 640 thousand people.

The Transport Council will consider current issues of the development of the transport industry and the transit potential of Kazakhstan, the tasks of forming a regional transport and logistics hub, increasing population mobility, reducing the time for delivery of goods across the country, etc.

The Transport Council has the heads of state bodies and large companies of the transport industry of Kazakhstan in its membership.

Source: Kazakhtan 2050

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