Minister of Transport & Communications unveils main tasks of Ministry for 2010
ASTANA. 13.01.2010. KAZINFORM /Kanat Kulshmanov/ Kazakh Minister of Transport and Communications Abelgazy Kussainov has announced key tasks of the Ministry for 2010 at the board meeting of the Ministry with participation of the Kazakh Prime Minister today. "KZT 104 bln are planned to be disbursed at the construction of "Western Europe - Western China" international corridor in 2010. It is also planned to complete the tender procedures and proceed to work at three concessional projects: "Almaty - Khorgos", "Astana - Karaganda", "Tashkent - Shymkent - Zhambyl region border" and involve into construction works 128 thousand people", A.Kusainov said. According to him, special attention will be paid to execution of the tasks set by the Premier at the enlarged session of "Kazakhstan Temir Zholy" National Company" JSC on January 12 and provision of amendments adoption to the Law on railway transport on legal regulation of interaction of the participants of the rail traffic. In the field of water transportation the rate of the domestic ship operator in Kazakh goods transportation is planned to be increased by 65%. A project on establishment of the marine specialists training system is planned to be implemented as well. Introduction of the digital tachographs system on international motor transportations on the territory of the country is scheduled in the highway transportation field. Development of centers for transportation and logistics, achievement of agreements on redirecting of traffic flows through the territory of Kazakhstan with Russia and China are planned as well. Execution of these tasks will provide further development of the sector and allow to meet economic and population's demand in safe transport services during the post-crisis period.