During his working trip to the East Kazakhstan region, Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev familiarized himself with the work carried out in the region to improve the quality and affordability of housing, and also examined the quality of pre-school education on the example of a new kindergarten.

In his Address to the people, “Growing Welfare of Kazakh Citizens: Increase in Income and Quality of Life”, Head of State N. Nazarbayev called the availability of high-quality and affordable housing one of the main factors for creating a comfortable living environment.

On the example of the Karagaily microdistrict being built in Semey, Bakytzhan Sagintayev familiarized himself with the region’s progress in implementing the instructions of the Head of State to improve the quality and affordability of housing. The microdistrict built under the Nurly Zher program was designed in the northern part of the right bank of the city in an ecologically clean area on a free area of ​​200 thousand hectares with housing space of 787 thousand m². The Prime Minister was presented a draft plan for the Aksai residential area, which will provide housing for more than 25 thousand people.

It should be noted that, taking into account the tasks set by the Head of State, social infrastructure facilities will also be erected here. It is planned to build two general education schools with 1200 places, three kindergartens with 370 places, a children's rehabilitation center with 150 places, etc. The project of the cultural and sports complex “Abai Arena” is a three-storey building with a sports hall with a capacity of 5000 spectator seats. The complex provides for the placement of pools and other facilities for various sports activities.

Akim of the region D. Akhmetov also reported on other infrastructure projects in the region as part of the implementation of the Nurly Zher Program. To date, in the East Kazakhstan region, 18.6 billion tenge of investments from all sources of financing were directed towards housing construction. 195.1 thousand square meters of housing or 1823 houses were commissioned, of which 629 are single-family houses. In 2018, the housing commissioning plan increased by 8% and amounts to 410.5 thousand m². Further, the volumes will increase incrementally - by 2021 it will be 517.1 thousand m². In order to achieve the targets in the region, in 2018–2020 it is planned to build 184 houses (15,905 apartments). Currently, 81 apartment buildings (6497 apartments) are under construction, of which 45 houses (3576 apartments) are planned to be put into operation this year. In 2018, construction of 54 single-family houses (5.1 thousand square meters) was launched in Ust-Kamenogorsk and 50 single-family houses (5 thousand square meters) in Semey, including engineering and communications infrastructure.

In addition, the Prime Minister visited the kindergarten for 320 children near the residential area of ​​Karagaily, where he got acquainted with the quality of pre-school education. The construction of the kindergarten was carried out in the framework of public-private partnership and was completed in August of this year. In the light of the implementation of the instructions of the Head of State, voiced in the Address “Growing Welfare of Kazakh Citizens: Increase in Income and Quality of Life”, all the conditions necessary to provide high-quality educational services have been created. B. Sagintayev got acquainted with new educational technologies aimed at the comprehensive development of children. At the same time, in their professional activities, educators will apply methodological tools, methods and techniques of training, corresponding to the latest model of intellectual development.


Published: 10 October 2018



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