Massimov urged to consider railway transport program given accession to Customs Union
ASTANA. December 1. KAZINFORM /Serik Sabekov/ Kazakh Prime Minister Karim Massimov has urged to consider the program of development of the railway transport of Kazakhstan till 2020 taking into account the accession to the Custom Union with Russia and Belarus. He said it on Tuesday at the session of the Kazakh Government. As K.Massimov noted, at the meeting in Minsk the negotiation groups were charged to prepare for the next stage of the Customs Union - establishment of the Single Customs Space that concerns the railway sector directly. The achieved agreements are designed for transit period. The tariff setting will be single at the whole space of the Custom Union in the future. The Head of the Government also stressed that it is necessary to study how the Single Transport Space will influence on the economy of the country, as long as the tariff setting in Russia is higher.