Tuesday, 25 July 2017, 05:06:00
At the meeting of the Government, chaired by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev, the results of the implementation of the State Program for Infrastructure Development "Nurly Zhol" for the first half of the year were considered.
The Minister of National Economy T. Suleimenov reported that for the implementation of the State program in 2017 484.2 billion tenge is provided at the expense of all sources. The funds are allocated for the implementation of projects in such areas as the development of transport and logistics and industrial infrastructure, the modernization of heat, water and sanitation, the development of education infrastructure, co-financing projects with MFIs.
The Minister for Investment and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan, 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 implementing transit potential, which will positively affect the growth of business activity, productivity and socio-economic development of Kazakhstan.
The meeting was addressed by the Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan Y. Sagadiyev, the Chairman of the Board of Samruk-Kazyna JSC U. Shukeyev, the Vice Minister of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan T. Savelyeva, the Deputy Chairman of the Baiterek Holding A. Arifkhanov, the Akims of Zhambyl and Akmola regions K. Kokrekbayev and M. Murzalin.
Summing up the consideration of the issue, Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev instructed the Ministry of National Economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan, in conjunction with the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan and program administrators, to keep the issue of timely development of budget funds and implementation of projects under constant control.