Astana is Kazakhstan’s great success – Nazarbayev

June 3. KAZINFORM. ASTANA

Serik Sabekov

Astana is Kazakhstan's great success - NazarbayevAstana holds a special place among the achievements of Kazakhstan. President Nursultan Nazarbayev has said it today while opening the session on the capital’s further development.

The Head of State reminded that Astana had been recognized as one of the favorable cities in the CIS and following the competition announced by the International Assembly of Capitals and Cities it was declared the best one among 81 cities of the Commonwealth.

According to the President, gross regional product of Astana has risen 16 times.  Per capita GRP increased  ninefold and  made USD 18, 500.

“This is twofold higher against the average indicator in Kazakhstan. This is the level of developed countries of Central and Eastern Europe”, the President concluded.

http://www.inform.kz/eng/article/2385146

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Kazakh President criticizes work of Air Astana

June 3. KAZINFORM. ASTANA

Kanat Kulshmanov

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev expressed his indignation to Air Astana Company over flight delays.

The President criticized the work of Air Astana. “In 2009 every eighth flight, in 2010 every sixth was delayed, totally fifteen hundred flights. This causes outrage,” Nazarbayev said during the meeting on the issues regarding the development of the capital of Kazakhstan.

Minister of Transport and Communications said the reason of so frequent flight delays was the lack of boards. “We are working on the problem,” he added.

http://www.inform.kz/eng/article/2385183

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President charged to take under special control construction quality in Astana

June 3. KAZINFORM. ASTANA

Kanat Kulshmanov

During a sitting on further development of Astana President Nursultan Nazarbayev has urged to take under special control quality of construction in the capital.

“To take under special control construction of all facilities in Astana,” the President said.

All construction sites should meet international standards: parking, Internet access, energy-saving technologies. “We are talking about it more than we do,” the President stressed.

 http://www.inform.kz/eng/article/2385215

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Nazarbayev urged to use energy-saving technologies for lighting streets and administration buildings

June 3. KAZINFORM. ASTANA

Kanat Kulshmanov

Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has urged to use energy-saving technologies for lighting streets and administration buildings.

“We do not use diode lamps in the city. We produce them. Transfer administration buildings to diode lamps and save 30-40 percent of energy, and the people need this train,” N.Nazarbayev said.

The Head of State noted that Astana is a new innovation city, and all innovations should be used here.

http://www.inform.kz/eng/article/2385226

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