Tuesday, 24 November 2020, 11:47:29
Government delegation headed by Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Yeraly Tugzhanov visited the Korday region.
During his working trip, the deputy prime minister got acquainted with the construction of a plant for the production of domestic immune drugs at the Scientific Research Institute of Biological Safety Problems in the village of Gvardeisky. The construction of the plant is carried out in accordance with the instructions of the Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev. Construction and installation work will be completed this year, all engineering communications have been brought up. The work employs 145 people and 30 pieces of equipment. The plant will start operating in the first quarter of next year.
It will produce immunobiological drugs according to world standards, including vaccines against coronavirus infection, influenza, tuberculosis, brucellosis, lumpy skin disease and other infectious diseases. It is planned to produce 30-60 million doses of biological products annually.
The deputy prime minister met and talked with the staff of the institute.
“The construction of the biopharmaceutical plant and the development of a domestic vaccine against coronavirus are under the special control of the President of the country. Today we specially arrived to discuss and resolve all current issues on the spot. Already now the issues of housing and material and technical support, wage increases are being resolved. At the same time, you have a great responsibility. The whole country is looking at you,” Tugzhanov stressed.
Akim of Zhambyl region Berdibek Saparbayev noted that the construction of a large plant will give a new impetus to the development of the region's economy.
Then Yeraly Tugzhanov got acquainted with the progress of construction of a 60-apartment building for the institute employees. The construction of the facility began in August and is scheduled to be commissioned early next year. It is also planned to build two more residential buildings.
Having familiarized himself with the work of the institute, Yeraly Tugzhanov held a working meeting to address topical issues of the research institute, as well as the development of the Korday region.