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Arbat officially opened in Ust-Kamenogorsk 

The first pedestrian street of the regional center connected two recreation parks - Zhambyl and Zhastar. Beibіtshіlіk Street was transformed and got a new look.

Today, there was a bright holiday on the new pedestrian street. Music sounded from different corners. Street performers and creative groups performed. Young residents of Ust-Kamenogorsk surprised guests with magic and acrobatic tricks. Also, portrait painters worked there, living statues walked, trading counters worked where sellers offered handmade products for sale. At the dance floor, residents of different ages danced. All the guests of the holiday were happy to walk around the new resting place and enjoy a warm autumn day.

 “A wonderful place of rest appeared in our city,” said Maria Pankeyeva, a resident of the city. - You can come here for a walk with children, sit on warm days with family or just arrange a photo shoot with a friend.

Akim of East Kazakhstan region Danial Akhmetov took part in the official opening. The head of the region noted that the pedestrian street should become the abode of creative people and a favorite place for small residents of the city.

- We will continue to improve the life quality, and not only in Ust-Kamenogorsk, but also in all cities. Today we open the first pedestrian street, and I hope that it will become the face of the city. We want people to be proud of their city, including its image,” Danial Akhmetov said.

But the transformation of the city will be continued. According to Danial Akhmetov, a boulevard ring will be created next year.

- I think that next year will be very interesting for Ust-Kamenogorsk residents. We plan to make a boulevard and a boulevard ring. It will consist of Novatorovs and Burov streets. I am convinced that we will have one of the best boulevards in Ust-Kamenogorsk,” said Akim of East Kazakhstan region.

The head of the region noted that the work to expand the pedestrian street zone in Ust-Kamenogorsk will be continued and two more pedestrian paths will be created. By the way, the same “Arbat” will be built in Semey city in the near future.