The Financial Express

Kazakhstan to modernise 3,477 villages by 2024

Published: November 25, 2019 14:09:55 | Updated: November 27, 2019 13:11:48

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Kazakhstan plans to modernise 3,477 villages by 2024 in accordance with new regional standards, making drinking water, repaired roads and basic social facilities available in the most remote rural areas.

Alikhan Smailov, First Deputy Prime Minister, said that the party is aimed at improving quality of life and well-being of Kazakhstanis

He said this on Sunday while addressing the session attended by representatives of regional branches of the ruling Nur Otan Party on Sunday, reports Xinhua.

"The government has allocated a significant amount of funds to promote regional development. The party is tasked with providing direct feedbacks from people on the spending of the funds, and supervising the implementation of projects that directly affect Kazakh people," said Bauyrzhan Baibek, first deputy chairman of Nur Otan Party.

Deputy Prime Minister Berdibek Saparbayev said the country would continue to narrow the urban-rural gap in education and sports facilities and would increase salaries of teachers, cultural workers, doctors and nurses by more than 20 per cent in 2020.

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