Kazakh Transport Minister visited Karaganda region
28 April 2012 19:27

Kazakh Transport Minister visited Karaganda region

KARAGANDA. April 28. KAZINFORM Kazakh Minister of Transport and Communications Askar Zhumagaliyev paid a working visit to Karaganda region today to attend a meeting on the region's transport and communications development issues.

Governor of the region Abelgazi Kussainov focused on a number of social and utilities issues, industrial and economic development of the region, reconstruction of the Astana-Karaganda highway, speeding up of the Kyzylorda-Zhezkazgan and Zhezkazgan-Arkalyk highways reconstruction projects and Saryarka airport development. According to him, it is vital to launch regional flights from Karaganda to Atyrau, Aktau, Petropavlovsk, Kostanay, Shymkent and Aktobe. Now it maintains flights to Almaty, Kyzylorda and Ust Kamenogorsk.

The Minister assured that the region will be rendered assistance in the development of its transport infrastructure and solution of existing problems.

The meeting ended with signing two documents on mutual cooperation.