20 Oct 2021
The President of the Republic of Kazakhstan got acquainted with the plans of Kazakhmys Corporation LLPCurrent activity Company today
During a working trip to the Karaganda region, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev got acquainted with the plans of Kazakhmys Corporation LLP for social development and expansion of the mineral resource base of the Zhezkazgan region.
The President of the Kazakhmys Group of Companies, Vladimir Kim, informed the Head of State about the completion of work on the relocation of 2,815 families and the transfer of infrastructure from the zone of influence of mining operations of the Zhezkazgan field.
Chairman of the Board of Directors of Kazakhmys Holding Eduard Ogay reported to the President that on the basis of the national development plan of the Republic of Kazakhstan until 2025, together with the Akimat of the Karaganda region, a Program for the development of Zhezkazgan and Balkhash regions for 2020-2025 has been developed. The program provides for 3 main directions - improving the level of social services, improving infrastructure and economic development.
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev was told about the prospects of implementing projects on water supply, improving the quality of education, and stabilizing prices in the food market. Information was also provided on the fulfillment of the corporation's social obligations and the implementation of investment projects. The company conducted a sociological survey of residents of the regions of its presence and intends to create a comfortable level of living for them. The target for the development of Zhezkazgan and Balkhash regions will be the most developed region of the country – Almaty.
During the working visit, the Head of State was informed about the difficulties with the supply of high-quality drinking water in Zhezkazgan. To solve the problem, the reconstruction of the Uytas-Aidos water pipeline and the construction of a water pipeline at the Kozhamseit field are necessary. The President instructed the Government and the Akimat of the region to ensure the implementation of this project within a year and a half.
The President positively assessed the support of Kazakhmys Corporation for educational projects.
The Head of State also spoke about the increase in food prices and subsidies in agriculture.
During the event, considerable attention was paid to environmental issues and reducing emissions by large enterprises.
Summing up the results of the event, the President noted that the State, together with the flagships of the domestic industry, will have to continue active work in all the designated areas.