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Kazakhstan sets the task of being 40th in World Bank LPI

7 November 2013 13:44
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Kazakhstan sets the task of being 40th in World Bank LPI

ASTANA. November 7. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan sets the task to climb in the World Bank LPI (Logistics Performance Index) from rank 86 to rank 40, stated the president of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy JSC Askar Mamin.

"One of the key factors in implementation of the New Silk Road strategy is to accelerate the progress of the necessary skills. For this we have formed alliances with world leaders in the field of operation of logistic infrastructure, such as the global operator of port terminal infrastructure Dubai Port World (DP World), a global provider of airports, airport and aviation services Swissport International, as well as Zurich Airport and others", Mr. Mamin said in the course of II international transportation and logistics business forum in Atana titled "Kazakhstan - New Silk Road".

According to him, together with the company «DP World» the Kazakh company has designed a general line of vehicle interaction with the seaport of Aktau and its linkage with the project called "Khorgos - East Gate" in the organization of global supply and integration of our infrastructure services into the world trade and transport chain. "Consolidation of airport management will improve the efficiency of management and create conditions to increase passenger and cargo traffic in 2030 in 5-6 times in comparison with 2012", said Mamin.

He also said that in 2030 passenger traffic in Kazakhstan will increase from 8 to 42 million passengers a year, and cargo - from 107 to 700 thousand tons respectively.

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