Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev instructed to tighten control over the preparations for flood period
During the meeting, ministers and mayors of North Kazakhstan, East Kazakhstan, Almaty, Karaganda, Akmola and South Kazakhstan regions gave reports and informed about the measures taken to prepare for the upcoming the flood season. After hearing the reports , Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev noted that the passage of the flood period depends on several issues – funding, available storage capacity, emergency repair of hydraulic structures and the state of orphan reservoirs.
However, B.Sagintayev stressed the need to review the approach in preparing for the flood period in order to prevent tragic incidents in the future.
First Deputy Askar Mamin noted that plans for flood protection were developed in the regions and mobilization of all necessary resources is carried out. A. Mamin also stressed that it is necessary to pay attention to the technical condition of hydraulic structures.
Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev instructed First Deputy A. Mamin to take control of the organization of flood control works.
Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan