2 July 2018
Visit to the open exposition of the Museum of Missile and Space Technology
The head of state visited an open exposition of the rocket and space technology museum built by the Kyzylorda region in the framework of the project “Regions in gift to Astana”.
On the territory of the exposition Nursultan Nazarbayev had a talk with representatives of the public of Kyzylorda region.
During the inspection, the President of Kazakhstan presented the capabilities of the assembly and testing complex of space vehicles.
The Head of State noted the importance of the space industry for the development of science and new technologies.
– On my instructions, together with the French side, we launched a plant for the assembly of artificial Earth satellites. In the near future we will build our own satellites. We have our own launcher, by 2022 the Zenith rocket will be ready. Thus, our space industry is entering a new technological level, and Kazakhstan is becoming a full-fledged space power, “Nursultan Nazarbayev said.
The museum is located on the territory of the National Space Center “Kazakhstan Karysh Sapary”. In the open exposition of the museum of rocket and space equipment donated for the 20th anniversary of the capital, models of Soyuz, Proton, Zenit launch vehicles, and the Buran orbiter are exhibited.
2 July 2018
Visiting the Botanical Garden
During the inspection of the new facilities of the capital, the Head of State visited the Botanical Garden, located on the left bank of Astana.
The President of Kazakhstan, after having a talk with the representatives of the youth labor group “Zhasyl El”, noted the importance of the ongoing work on landscaping the capital and entire Kazakhstan.
Nursultan Nazarbayev was represented by a greenhouse in the center of the Botanical Garden, as well as information on modern technologies used in her work.
Then, during the presentation, the Head of State spoke about the history of the transfer and the main stages of the construction of the new capital.
– Always said that around the forest can not grow. But today 83 thousand hectares of trees have been planted there, which have grown to 20-25 meters. Each year, the area of planted forests is increased by five thousand hectares. We want to connect this forest with the Shchuchinsk-Borovo resort zone, “said the President of Kazakhstan.
Nursultan Nazarbayev pointed to the need for further development of the Botanical Garden, using the scientific potential of domestic and international specialized institutions.
During the visit, the Head of State was also shown one of the main ornaments of the Botanical Garden – a light and music fountain built by the East Kazakhstan region in the framework of the project “Regions as a gift to Astana”.
On the territory of the garden there are a bicycle path, a running track, sports coverings, a pedestrian bridge, an artificial reservoir. The total area of landscaping is more than 613 thousand square meters. Among the planted bushes and trees are collections from Europe, Asia and North America.