During the Government meeting chaired by Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev, Minister of Investments and Development Zhenis Kassymbek reported on the activities of the Roadmap for the implementation of the President's Five Social Initiatives.

The speaker noted that changes will be introduced to the Nurly Zher program in April, they will provide for the norms to increase the volume of housing construction, as well as the revision of the parameters for the issuance of housing loans by Zhilstroysberbank.

Also, in order to prepare construction sites, private developers are invited to consider the annual increase in the financing of construction of utilities in the areas of housing construction from 80 billion to 100 billion tenge.

With regards to the third initiative “Improving the accessibility and quality of higher education and improving the living conditions of student youth”, the Ministry is co-executing the Roadmap.

“In 2015, we drafted standard projects for 5, 7 and 9-storey dormitories for five climatic subareas for 104, 184 and 244 beds, respectively,” – Zh. Kassymbek said.

According to the Minister, the projects include single and double rooms. The cost per square meter is 138.4-150.9 thousand tenge. The necessary documentation will be provided to the Ministry of Education and Science.

Within the framework of the Fifth Initiative "Further development of the country’s gas infrastructure", the Investment Ministry is responsible for issuance of the conclusion of the State Expert Review Panel in July for the design estimates for the construction of the first stage of the Saryarka main gas pipeline.

“All in all, if the estimates are submitted before the deadline, we are ready to consider and issue an appropriate conclusion as soon as possible,” – Zh. Kassymbek assured.


Published: 13 March 2018



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