ASTANA. March 26. KAZINFORM. /Kanat Kulshmanov/ 208 projects with the budget of more than KZT 700 billion will be implemented in Kazakhstan this year. Kazakh Vice Prime Minister Umirzak Shukeyev has announced about it at the Government’s telephone conference today. “392 projects to the amount of KZT 12.7 trillion are being carried through in the country. There are three main groups of them. The first group consists of 215 projects controlled through the Ministry of Industry and Trade and local executive bodies. The budget is about KZT 3.4 trillion. These projects will create 41 new jobs”, U. Shukeyev said. “The second group includes 132 projects in agricultural industry to the amount of KZT 86.6 billion. Their implementation create 5.5 thousand jobs”, he noted. “Among these projects we will implement 124 from the first group and 84 from the second one in 2009”, the Vice Premier added.