January 7, 2020

Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev received the akim of the East Kazakhstan region 

During the meeting, Daniyal Akhmetov reported to President Kassym-Zhomart Tokaev about the results of the socio-economic development of the region in 2019, as well as plans to further strengthen the region’s potential.

According to the Akim of the East Kazakhstan region the indicators of investments in fixed assets increased, there is an increase in  industry and agriculture.

Akim of the region informed the President about the progress in providing targeted social assistance in a new format. Kassym-Zhomart Tokaev instructed to conduct a thorough analysis of the economic condition of literally every low-income family living in the region and take appropriate measures to assist them. A similar order was given for large families.

Danial Akhmetov also informed the Head of State about the plan for the construction of a bridge over the Bukhtarma reservoir in the second half of this year. The President noted the importance of building this socially significant facility to meet the needs of a significant part of the region’s population.

Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev gave a number of specific instructions, including those related to the 175th anniversary of Abay Kunanbaiuly, including the construction of a museum and hotel complex in Zhidebay.

The head of state praised the work of the akim on the socio-economic development of the region, while highlighting his efforts to strengthen the scientific, educational and medical potential of the East Kazakhstan region.