MNE of Kazakhstan proposes to apply the principle of PPP in regional centers and major cities water supply
“To solve the problem of water supply in regional centers and large cities, it is proposed to consider the transfer of the regional water utilities to a single operator, providing management together with technical partner with experience and knowledge. Also, we consider it appropriate to involve the private partner with the investment opportunities, the costs of which will be reimbursed through the mechanisms provided by the Law “On public-private partnership,” the Minister said.
He noted that, depending on the characteristics of individual water treatment plant , it is necessary to develop appropriate mechanism for the return of investment costs, including compensation rate, direct compensation of investment costs and subsidies from the state.
Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan