New buses started to work on public transport routes in East Kazakhstan region. 

Today, during a working trip to Semey city, Akim of East Kazakhstan region Danial Akhmetov took part in a solemn event on the occasion of 60 new buses started to work on the routes.

Last year, the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan adopted a comprehensive program for the development of bus transportation. In connection with this, a preferential lease to purchase 170 buses was opened for the renewal of the Semey city bus fleet. The total cost of the project is more than KZT4 billion.

The solemn ceremony was held on the central square of Semey city.

- Dear Semey citizens, two years ago you raised the problem of broken roads and worn-out buses you went around the city. Today, roads are being restored and expanded, comfortable buses are on the routes, and the pace of house construction is increasing. I note that in the near future, 90% of the city’s buses will be updated. All these measures are aimed at improving the quality of life of the population, - Danial Akhmetov said.  

SemAz Director General Asemkan Dusuzhanov said that all buses are equipped with special ramps.

Igor Stepanets has been driving a new bus for about a year, he says, it has become comfortable for passengers and drivers to ride. Residents of Semey expressed their sincere thanks to the head of the region.

- It is so pleasant that today, beautiful, clean, comfortable buses run in our hometown. Of course, this is a great merit of the authorities of East Kazakhstan. We see how Semey transforms and makes us happy,” says Yerkezhan Amangeldiyeva, a resident.


Press service of Akim of East Kazakhstan region