Saturday, 30 January 2021, 10:56:08
As part of his working trip to Mangystau region, Prime Minister Askar Mamin held a meeting on the socio-economic development of the region.
Akim of the region Serikbay Trumov, Minister of Energy Nurlan Nogayev, Minister of Agriculture Saparkhan Omarov, Minister of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources Magzum Mirzagaliyev, Minister of Labor and Social Protection of the Population Serik Shapkenov, First Vice Ministers of Industry and Infrastructure Development Kairbek Uskenbayev, Minister of Finance Berik Sholpankulov, Vice Minister of Culture and Sports Gabidulla Abdrakhimov, Deputy Prime Minister Roman Sklyar presented their reports.
The parties discussed the construction of a new gas processing plant in Zhanaozen with a capacity of up to 1 billion m³ of gas, reconstruction of the existing trunk and distribution gas networks in the region.
For providing the population of Mangystau region with drinking water, reconstruction and expansion of the Caspiy desalination plant is underway (the capacity will be increased to 40 thousand m³ / day), an increase in the capacity of Karazhanbas by 17 thousand m³ / day, the construction of the Kenderli desalination plant with a capacity 50 thousand m³ / day, which will solve the issues of water supply and the city of Zhanaozen. Additionally, new water supply and sewerage networks will be built, the WWTP will be reconstructed, bringing the total capacity to 70 thousand m³ / day.
This year, it is planned to complete the reconstruction of the Aktau - Fort Shevchenko road, 1.3 million square meters of housing will be built with the necessary engineering communications.
In March 2021, reclamation of the Koshkar-Ata tailing dump will begin. The project will be completed within three years and will solve the environmental problem associated with the disposal of historical waste.
The issues of increasing food security of the Mangystau region are considered. A number of agricultural investment projects are being implemented in the region. One of them is the Aktau Agro project for the production of poultry meat with a capacity of 5 thousand tons per year. The commissioning is planned for the II quarter of this year. The implementation of the project will increase the region's supply of poultry meat to 45%.
The issues of ensuring employment and increasing incomes of the population of the Mangystau region, training local personnel for the tourism sector, taking into account the modern realities of the labor market, were discussed.
At the end of 2020, investments in fixed assets of the Mangystau region increased, in comparison with 2019, by 2.9% to 576.4 billion tenge. The volume of construction work amounted to 206.3 billion tenge (+ 12.2%), 1.19 million square meters of housing (+ 1.5%) were commissioned.
Mangystau region is included in the TOP-10 promising tourist zones of Kazakhstan. In 2020, the volume of investment in fixed assets in the tourism sector reached 71.8 billion tenge. This year it is planned to attract more than 400 billion tenge of investments for the development of the tourist infrastructure of the Mangystau region.
“It is necessary to increase the volume of attracting investments in new development projects, which will contribute to the creation of new jobs, improve the quality of life and well-being of the population,” Mamin said.
As part of his working trip, Mamin inspected the implementation of projects for the development of the tourist zone of Aktau (hotels, a theme park under the brands Fairmont, Hilton, Aqualina Resort, etc.), instructing to ensure the timely completion of the planned infrastructure.