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The meeting, chaired by Akim of the region Danial Akhmetov on the implementation of investment projects

The meeting on the implementation of Public-Private Partnership Projects was held on August 19, 2019 under the chairmanship of Akim of the region Danial Akhmetov

To date, there are 222 public-private partnership (concession) projects in the region, to the amount of KZT185 billion.

It should be noted that currently EKR is the leader in the number of concluded PPP agreements in the Republic, which is 30% of the total number in the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Also, by the end of 2019, it is expected to conclude contracts for 7 more projects that cover the healthcare for the construction of a multidisciplinary hospital for 300 beds in Ust-Kamenogorsk and transfer to trust management of 3 operating hospitals for private partners’ investment in repair, the transport on the creation of an electronic ticketing system; the education on the construction of a kindergarten at KShT;

Along with these projects, there are additional 36 projects with various stages of readiness, covering the fields of education (28 projects), healthcare (2 projects), transport (3 projects), utilities and energy (2 projects), and social sphere (1 project).

In general, by the end of 2019, it is expected to bring the indicator for concluded PPP and concession agreements in the region to 187 projects for a total of more than KZT63 billion.

Also, to date, financial documents for 12 projects have been concluded with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (hereinafter - EBRD). In the 4th quarter of 2019, it is planned to conclude the next loan agreement with the EBRD on financing the construction of new sanitary landfills and modern waste treatment facilities in Ust-Kamenogorsk and Semey cities.