Environment Protection Ministry developed bill banning import of out-of-date technology and automobiles
Pavlodar. March 17. Kazakhstan Today - The Environment Protection Ministry developed the bill banning import of out-of-date technology and automobiles, the Environment Protection Minister Nurlan Iskakov informed during his working trip to Pavlodar oblast, the agency reports on Saturday. "The President of Kazakhstan charged us to develop the bills and one of them is to ban import of out-of-date, environmentally unfriendly industrial technology and automobiles," the Environment Protection Minister Nurlan Iskakov said. According to N. Iskakov, almost 70 % of automobile park of the country is imported used automobiles from foreign countries. Most of them do not meet modern environmental requirements. "The second bill concerns support of alternative energy sources, which, in my opinion, will give impulse to improving ecological situation in the country," the Environment Protection Minister Nurlan Iskakov said. A number of Kazakhstan institutions are working on creation of alternative energy sources. Both bills have been forwarded to the Parliament.
Resourse: Kazakhstan Today