Today, during his working trip to the Almaty region, Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev visited the territory of the Khorgos international cross-border cooperation center, where he was presented the master plan for the development of the new city of Nurkent, located on the Kazakh-Chinese border in the Panfilov district.

The projects of the International Center for Border Cooperation “Khorgos” and the creation of the free economic zone “Khorgos-Eastern Gate” are of interstate importance and involve the attraction of a significant amount of labor resources, which is from 36 to 68 thousand new jobs. In order to ensure a comfortable living of citizens, a new city of Nurkent is being built since 2013.

The total area of ​​the city is 1460 hectares. Prime Minister B. Sagintayev was told that by 2035 the population of the city will be approximately 99 thousand. At the same time, by 2022 over 1 million m² of housing will be put into operation (Stage I) - these are about 5 districts, or 50 thousand people. In Nurkent, in the framework of the first stage, construction of 24 social facilities is also planned, including 8 schools, 12 kindergartens, one clinic and 3 medical centers.

The Head of the construction department of the Akimat of Almaty region, B. Takenov, reported that design estimates for the two 86-apartment buildings would be ready by March 2019. The third house is being developed at the expense of a private investor. As part of the II stage, about 4 thousand people will be provided with housing. The total area of ​​the housing stock is 70 thousand square meters.

In addition, as part of the implementation of the Nurly Zher program, the Akimat of the Panfilov district is designing four 60-unit apartment houses with an area of ​​16,815 m².

Recall the village Nurkent, located on the territory of the Penzhinsky rural district, became the starting point for the construction of a new city. Today, over three thousand people live here. In the framework of the “Nurly Zher” program, 120 families received housing last year. At the same time, there are social infrastructure facilities: a school, a hospital, a kindergarten.

Last year, 5079 dwellings (646.1 thousand square meters) were built in the Almaty region, including 3247 individual houses. This year it is planned to introduce 706.6 thousand m², including 592 apartments within the framework of the Nurly Zher program.

According to the Ministry of Investments and Development, under the state program “Nurly Zher” it is planned to build more than 650 thousand dwellings (76.6 million m²) in the country over the next five years, which will provide housing for about 2 million citizens. An important tool for providing citizens with housing is the initiative of the Head of State “7–20–25”, within the framework of which about 103 thousand citizens will be able to buy housing within 5 years. Under this program (as of 11/10/2018), 2352 applications for 28 billion tenge were approved, including 55 mortgage loans from the population of Almaty region.

Published: 26 October 2018



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