- KOSTANAY REGION
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The project of creating an industrial zone in the city of Zhitikara being implemented since 2014 may be completed in 2019. The reasons for the protracted construction and the dates of opening were explained at the briefing in the regional office communications of Zhitikarinskiy district akim Abay Ibrayev, as reported by the correspondent of MIA "Kazinform".
It should be noted that the project is large-scale and has been implemented since 2014. During this time about 312 million tenge was invested in the construction; the money was spent on construction of engineering utilities and access roads to the zone. "This year we made adjustments to the working draft in order to reduce the estimated cost of the facility. Previously, we planned to green up the territory of the zone in addition to the construction of the road and it required 88 million tenge. Now we have recalculated the necessary funds and found an economical option. Now it will take 28 million tenge," said the akim of the district.
Local authorities plan to receive the ready design and estimate documentation with state expertise by the end of this year and put the zone into operation in 2019. As the akim of the district assures, there are enough entrepreneurs and businessmen in the region interested in the industrial zone. Also, in order to further increase of the investment activity of enterprises of the district, it is planned to hold a regional business forum of JitiQara-2018 on Increasing Investment Activity in the Conditions of Digitalization and Industry 4.0 in November this year. Representatives of ministries, IT-companies, development institutions, large investors and companies implementing “green” technologies will be invited to the forum.