74 investment projects launched in first half year: A.Issekeshev
ASTANA. August 18. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ "74 investment projects and productions to the amount of KZT 115 bln were launched in Kazakhstan in the first half-year of 2009, and 4, 641 jobs were created", Kazakh Minister of Industry and Trade Asset Issekeshev has said today at the telephone conference of the Government. "Along with the Antirecessionary program realized by the Government implementation of the complex of measures on forced industrial-innovative development of the economy is underway", A.Issekeshev noted. According to him, the major part of realized projects falls on Aktobe, East Kazakhstan and Karaganda regions. "102 investment projects more to the amount of KZT 399.6 bln will be carried through in the republic till the end of the year", the Minister said.